Allium schoenoprasum - Chives

Hardy / perennial spice plant / seeds need 20-30 days for germination / H. up to 30cm/ sunny position / humus rich soil / blossom colour pink / flowering time  6, 7

The most delicate member of the onion family. Chopped leaves enhance salads, soups, vegetables, omelettes, and cheese dishes. Beside using the leaves, try the pretty purple flowers, separated into florets, in salads for colour and flavour.