Allium schoenoprasum f. albiflorum is an edible chive, with masses of pure white, star shaped flowers gathered in luxuriantly blooming umbels.
Allium schoenoprasum f. albiflorum is the white form of garden chives. It produces masses of pure white, star shaped flowers gathered in luxuriantly blooming umbels, suspended over clumps of hollow, cylindrical, grass-like leaves. This allium makes a choice addition to the herb garden as well as a strongly ornamental and effective companion to plants troubled by many types of pests. Few plants can offer the unique flower forms of ornamental onions.
Common Name: Garden Chives
Family: Amaryllidaceae (The Amaryllis Family)
Zone Hardiness: 2-9
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Bees, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Rocky areas, seashores, hilly meadows.
Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Europe and Western Russia
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