Plant ID forum→Garlic Chives (Allium tuberosum)

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Name: Catmint/Robin
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Catmint20906
Aug 27, 2015 7:16 PM CST
Found this volunteer blooming the other day. One pic shows the leaves, and in the other 2 pics I've tried to capture the blossoms. Does garlic chives seem like the correct ID?

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Name: Tara
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terrafirma
Aug 28, 2015 7:55 AM CST
Yes, it does look like the Garlic chive! Yummy!
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flaflwrgrl
Aug 28, 2015 2:59 PM CST
Looks right to me. Thumbs up
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Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
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Catmint20906
Aug 28, 2015 3:39 PM CST
thanks, Tara and Ann! Thumbs up
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Name: Ann ~Heat zn 9, Sunset
North Fl. (Zone 8b)
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flaflwrgrl
Aug 28, 2015 5:43 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
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Missouri (Zone 6a)
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Frillylily
Aug 29, 2015 10:19 PM CST
these spread easily, be careful where you put them and be sure you really want them.
Name: Catmint/Robin
PNW WA half hour south of Olym (Zone 8a)
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Catmint20906
Aug 30, 2015 5:25 AM CST
I agree
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Name: Rick R.
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Leftwood
Aug 30, 2015 7:11 PM CST
Garlic chives spread by seed only. But plants must be dug out, not pulled. Roots don't begin until an inch or more below the surface.
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