Allium schoenoprasum Chives

Description

Grass-like tubular, mid-green leaves with pretty rose-pink flowers. Chives are attractive, prolific flowering and have been used in cooking and medicine for thousands of years.

Repotting or planting

9cm marginal plants require potting into a larger mesh basket. Place in a pond no deeper than 1/3 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 1ltr marginal plants do not require repotting, place in pond no deeper than 1/2 maximum recommended planting depth to allow the plants to establish. 3ltr and 5ltr plants do not require repotting, as they are larger more established plants they can be placed up to the maximum recommended depth. There is no need to remove the mesh basket.

Care instructions

Little maintenance is required. Little maintenance is required. Trim After foliage has died back in Autumn, trim to tidy. This plant prefers damp ground rather than in the pond.

Colour

Pink

Growth rate

Slow

Flowers

Jun- July

Sun/shade

Full sun – Part shade

Native

Season

Spring,Summer

Measurements in centimetres

Height Min –Max

20 -30

Depth Min-Max

0-2

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