- Perennial in zones 3-9
- Plants grow to 12-20 inches tall
- Onion-flavored foliage and edible pink flowers
(Allium schoenoprasum) Delicate onion-flavored foliage is good for fresh eating or cooking, excess freezes well. The lavender-pink flowers are also edible and attractive. Plants will self seed. Perennial in zones 3-9.
Start Indoors: 4-6 weeks before last frost
Germination: 7-14 Days
Plant Outdoors: 4-8” Apart
Light: Sun/Partial Shade
Instructions - Sow seeds indoors ¼" deep. Transplant outdoors as soon as soil can be worked in spring. Chives are also easy to direct seed.Established plants can easily be divided in both spring and fall. Remove spent blossoms regularly to prolong blooming.