Easy to grow, onion chives pack a lot of flavor for their compact size. The plants form neat grass-like clumps of tubular leaves that contribute an onion flavor to salads, creamy soups, potatoes, egg dishes, and others. A wonderful addition to an herb garden. Great for containers, and also makes a neat border. Enjoy the light purple blooms in the spring–they are edible, too. Frost tolerant.
- Light: Full sun
- Spacing: 8 to 12 inches
- Plant size: 1 foot tall
- Garden use: Herb garden, flower border, containers
- Culinary use: For dishes that need a mild, onion-like flavor
* Photos and description courtesy of Bonnie Plants.