Allium schoenoprasum 'Cha Cha Chive' is an ornamental and edible garden chive with cylindrical green leaves that grow out of the flower head.
Allium schoenoprasum 'Cha Cha Chive' is not only edible but weird too. Typical of garden chives it has the usual long cylindrical foliage but instead of the usual pink flowers, the heads are filled with mini cylindrical green leaves which are also edible. Clumps reach 16 inches high and 12 inches wide. Pair with late season bulbs and other early blooming perennials.
Common Name: Garden Chives
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 3-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Green
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Rocky areas, seashores, hilly meadows.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Southwest Asia and Asia Minor
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