AlliYUM!® Garlic Chives Allium hybrid
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This unique plant is both highly ornamental and edible. It is flat-leaf garlic chive with a soft onion and garlic flavor. In our taste tests, it was rated to have better flavor than other market varieties. The lavender pompom flowers are plentiful and blooms are present for up to 3 to 4 weeks. It's one of those rare plants that combines beauty and utility. The leaves and flowers are edible and can be harvested from spring into early fall. It has great heat and humidity tolerance as well.Award WinnerEdibleFragrant FoliageHeat TolerantDeadheading Not NecessaryAttracts:BeesButterfliesResists:Deer
CharacteristicsPlant Type:PerennialHeight Category:ShortGarden Height:10 - 16 InchesSpacing:12 - 18 InchesSpread:12 - 18 InchesFlower Colors:PurpleFlower Shade:Lavender PurpleFoliage Colors:GreenFoliage Shade:GreenHabit:UprightContainer Role:Thriller
Plant NeedsLight Requirement:Sun
The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).Maintenance Category:EasyBloom Time:SummerHardiness Zones:5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b, 9a, 9bWater Category:AverageUses:Border PlantUses:ContainerUses:LandscapeUses:Specimen or Focal PointUses Notes:
This is a great garden plant, but is also a wonderful container plant.Maintenance Notes:
Once planted there is little maintenance needed during the season. An application of a plant food should be applied at planting and then again every spring. Flower stems can be trimmed back after they are done blooming. Leaves can be harvested as long as they are available. This perennial will grow larger in year two, after it is well-established.
PLEASE NOTE:AlliYUM!® - Garlic Chives is restricted and cannot be shipping to the state(s) of ID, IN and WA.
Award Year Award Plant Trial 2021 Top Performer Oklahoma State University Botanical Gardens 2021 Top Performer University of Tennessee - Knoxville 2021 Top Performer Michigan State University 2021 Top Performer Mississippi State University - Poplarville 2021 Top 10 scores in beds North Carolina State, JC Raulston Arboretum 2021 Perfect Score Oregon State University 2021 Top Performer University of Minnesota - Grand Rapids 2021 Director's Select & Best of Species Penn State 2021 Top Performer University of Delaware 2021 Top Performer University of Guelph