Chives (Allium schoenoprasum 'Glowing Amethyst') in the Chives Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Purple
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Bulb
Uses: Culinary Herb
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Culinary Herb/Spice
Raw
Cooked
Dynamic Accumulator: K (Potassium)
Ca (Calcium)
Na (Sodium)
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Days to germinate: 7-14 days
Depth to plant seed: 1/4 inch
Sow in situ
Other info: Self seeds. Thin seedlings when 1-2 inches tall.
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Bulbs
Pollinators: Self
Moths and Butterflies
Flies
Bees
Various insects
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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