Common name chives Botanical name Allium

schoenoprasum Origin: Europe

Varieties

Few varieties are available; grow the variety available in your area.

Description

This hardy perennial relative of the onion has tufts of thin hollow leaves six to 10 inches long. In the late spring, it produces striking flowers — rounded soft purple globes. The chive blossom appears, dried or fresh, in many

Chives Botanical

Chives seedling

Chives

Chives seedling

Chives

Japanese dishes. Chives are perennials that will remain in your garden for years once they're established.

Where and when to grow

Chives are hardy and will grow anywhere in the United States. They do well in coof weather but can survive extremes of temperature.

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