Chives - Common Chive - (Allium schoenoprasum) non GMO & Organic Vegetable Herb
Height 10-12 in
This variety of chive is your all around regular delicious chive.
Common chives consist of clumps of small, slender bulbs that produce thin, tubular, blue-green leaves reaching 10-15 inches in height. After producing delicious and mildly onion flavoured leaves, it sends up a globe-shaped cluster of edible pink flowers that attracts all kinds of bees. You can used the pretty purple flowers in salads or as a side dish garnish.
Chives can also be grown as companion plants to repel aphids, and also to attract beneficial predatory insects and pollinators to your garden.
- Attracts butterflies
- tiny, star-shaped, creamy white flowers bloom with striped tepals in loose clusters from late summer through fall.
- Some gardeners report that mature plants can reach up to 3 feet tall as they are very easy to grow and care for.
- Direct sow after all risk of frost has passed.
- OR start indoors 4 weeks prior to last frost; sow seeds 1/4 in deep in free draining soil; keep soil moist until germination. Transplant when soil warms up and all risk of frost has passed.
- Full Sun light shade
- Seed Count: 50