wild chives (Allium schoenoprasum)

3 rose-pink to purplish ball-shaped flower heads on erect green stems

wild chives

 

Common name: wild chives
Botanical name: Allium schoenoprasum

Light: Full sun
Height: 10 – 16 inches
Water: moderate, especially in spring
Soil type: sandy to loamy

Perennial edible herb with rose-pink to purplish ball-shaped flower heads in early to midsummer; used like domestic chives; makes nice dried flower arrangements

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