chives

chives / Allium schoenoprasum

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The decorative flowering chive. It pleases the bees, adds the zing to potato salad and edges the potager with an edible enduring light-green fringe

Val Bourne - Garden Writer

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  • Position: full sun
  • Soil: fertile, moist well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: fast-growing
  • Flowering period: July to August
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    One of the main reasons for growing chives is to harvest the edible leaves, which enhance the flavour of many savoury dishes. This vigorous plant also produces clusters of brilliant pink to purple or white, button-like summer flowers, which are also edible and look wonderful sprinkled over summer salads. It's perfect for a sunny, well-drained border or gravel garden.

  • Garden care: Avoid excessive mositure from late summer when dormant.

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I would buy this product again

By Mossy

from Newmarket

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden

    Comments about Allium schoenoprasum:

    great in the backs of borders even in poor soil; can be seen from a distance

    • Your Gardening Experience:
    • Experienced
     
    3.0

    Short lived plant

    By brickgarden

    from Greenwich, LONDON

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    Pros

    • Accurate Instructions
    • Attractive

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Patio

      Comments about Allium schoenoprasum:

      Delicate plant - needs care

      • Your Gardening Experience:
      • Real novice

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