Prides Corner Farms

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Edibles

Allium schoenoprasum

Chives

  • Grass-like foliage
  • Can be snipped regularly
  • Mild onion flavor
  • Great in many different dishes
  • Fresh flowers are edible and great for salads
  • Easy to grow
  • Great in indoor and outdoor containers

Cute and hairy, no herb garden or kitchen is complete without this selection. Its grass-like foliage can be snipped regularly to deliver its mild onion flavor to loads of dishes while its fresh flowers are edible and lovely in fresh salads. Easy to grow, chives love full sun, well-drained soil, and will perform beautifully in containers, both inside and out. Perennial.

Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Container
Container
Edible
Edible
Summer Bloomer
Summer Bloomer
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Average Water
Average Water
Dry Soil
Dry Soil
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained

Characteristics and Attributes

Edibles

Allium schoenoprasum

Chives

  • Grass-like foliage
  • Can be snipped regularly
  • Mild onion flavor
  • Great in many different dishes
  • Fresh flowers are edible and great for salads
  • Easy to grow
  • Great in indoor and outdoor containers

Cute and hairy, no herb garden or kitchen is complete without this selection. Its grass-like foliage can be snipped regularly to deliver its mild onion flavor to loads of dishes while its fresh flowers are edible and lovely in fresh salads. Easy to grow, chives love full sun, well-drained soil, and will perform beautifully in containers, both inside and out. Perennial.

Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Border or Bed
Border or Bed
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Mass Planting
Mass Planting
Fast Growing
Fast Growing
Long Blooming
Long Blooming
Container
Container
Edible
Edible
Summer Bloomer
Summer Bloomer
Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun
Partial Sun
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Average Water
Average Water
Dry Soil
Dry Soil
Moist, Well-Drained
Moist, Well-Drained

Characteristics and Attributes