Botanical Name: Allium schoenoprasum
Native: Europe, Asia, North America
Hardiness: Hardy perennial in USDA zones 4–8
Plant Dimensions: 12″ tall, 8″–10″ wide
Variety Information: Bright green, slender, hollow leaves with a mild onion flavor; pinkish-purple pom-pom flowers appear in late spring to early summer. If there were an award for “easiest herb to grow”, chives would win, hands down. Once you plant chives in your garden, chances are you’ll always have them. They can be easily dug up and divided if the clump gets too large. In mild climates, plants are nearly evergreen.
Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Good for Containers, Attracts Pollinators, Deer Resistant