Allium schoenoprasum. Hardy perennial.
Chives are an indispensable ingredient wherever a mild onion flavor is desired. They are easy to grow, very hardy, and can be tucked away in any odd corner of the garden. Pale purple flowers appear in early spring and can be used to favor and color herbal vinegar.
A popular culinary herb with hollow leaves and mild onion flavor. Easy to grow and very hardy. Pale purple flowers emerge in early spring and both flowers and leaves can be used raw in salad and to flavor vinegars.