Chinese chives. Resembles chives but leaves are flatter and more grass-like. Doesn't spread as rampantly as its cousin either. Lovely as an ornamental with white flowers arranged in a half-sphere on very straight stems. Blooms in August and grows to 2 ft. Has mild garlic flavor. 100 seeds
Perennial , zone 4-9
Germination: 4-10 days
Seed Planting Depth: 1/4"
Starting Indoors/Outdoors: Start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost.Provide 65-75 degrees soil temperatures.Transplant seedlings in clusters 6-12" apart. Sow outdoors in spring when soil temperatures reach 60-65 degrees. Sow a few seeds every 2-3" , thinning to 6-12" apart.
Light Needs: Sun
Soil Needs: fertile, well drained
Uses: Culinary, attracts bees and beneficials