White Flowering Chives (Allium schoenoprasum ‘WhiteChives’)
White Flowering Chives
Pungent and pretty aromatic herb garden charmers, the White Flowering Chives (Allium schoenoprasum ‘WhiteChives’) are gorgeous flowering ornamental herbs now available to add to your edible garden collection! Upright textural blue-green leaves and huge white pom-pom flower clusters are whimsical additions to dual-purpose garden designs!
Allium are bulbs that form dense clumps of hollow blue-green foliage, giving your garden a spiky texture from spring until frost! Just the right size for mixed containers, windowsills and patio herb gardens, these densely-growing clumps fit into any sunny garden spot you have available!
Blooming from spring till mid-summer the huge round white flower clusters will call a wide variety of bees, butterflies and other beneficial insects! As beautiful as they are edible, the onion-like flavor of the minced leaves, stems, and flowers are colorful additions to savory hot or cold dishes. Elevating the flavor and boosts plating!
Delightful flowering herbs perfect for Veggie and Kitchen gardens! Pair with tomatoes, broccoli and pepper plants as companion plants, Chives are easy-care and have a wide range of culinary uses! Go beyond the baked potato and sprinkle minced leaves and Chive flowers on the top of summer salads, scramble into an omelet and pasta dishes for fresh color and mild oniony zip. And they’re beautiful, edible garnish. Dry both the flowers and leaves for later use!
These are dreamy white blossoms to edge Pollinator, Cottage and Perennial beds with! And they’re sized just right for pots and planters on porches, patios, balconies and even window boxes. Bring your garden indoors and create mixed herb planters anywhere you have some sun! They are also unique additions to small bouquets!
Chives thrive in the full sun for best results and can tolerate a touch of shade, though their stems might flop. Plant in enriched, well-drained garden soil or potting mix with good drainage, with moderate, consistent moisture access.
|Common name||White Flowering Chives|
|Botanical name||Allium schoenoprasum 'WhiteChives'|
|Height||12 - 18 inches|
|Width||10 - 15 inches|
|Soil condition||Well Drained Soil|
|Pruning time||Late Autumn|