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Allium schoenoprasum 'Rising Star'


Allium schoenoprasum 'Rising Star' is an ornamental and edible garden chive with lavender-pink flowers and grey-green foliage.

Allium schoenoprasum 'Rising Star' is a garden chive that is not only edible but ornamentally beautiful. With a shorter height of up to 12 inches, grey-green, upright, and finely textured foliage, and 1 inch round clusters of lavender-pink flowers, it performs fantastically all season long whether in a container, herb or ornamental garden. Pair with late season bulbs and other early blooming perennials. A pollinator magnet!

Common Name: Garden Chives

Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)

Zone Hardiness: 3-8

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade

Height: 8-12"

Width: 8-12"

Primary Bloom Colour: Pink

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Deciduous

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: Yes

Berries: No

Benefits: Bees, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat: Rocky areas, seashores, hilly meadows.


Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor

Asia and the Pacific - North Central and Eastern Asia

Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia

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