Please note that this plant will be in the process of dying back for winter, but will reshoot in the spring.
Height/spread: 30cm x 30cm
Flowers: Purple globe shaped flowers most of the summer. (Looks great when used as edging)
Sun/shade: Sunny or partial shady position.
Soil: Rich, moist soil
Maintenance: To encourage new growth cut back a section of leaves after flowering and feed with Comfrey liquid feed.
Harvesting: Hardy perennial, that dies back in winter. Cut fresh leaves during growing season.
Cooking uses: Great for adding a hint of onion to salads or other dishes (e.g. omelettes, cream cheese etc). Use fresh or freeze. Use flowers fresh in summer salads.
Medicinal uses: Leaves stimulate appetite and aid digestion.
‘Please note this plant is herbaceous. It will die back in the winter months to reshoot in the spring’
- Manufacturer CodeGRO635
- ConditionsSun / Partial Shade
- Plant TypeHerb
- Use WithFish
You can find Chives Herb 1L online at Groves Nurseries or visit our garden centre in Bridport, Dorset. We're conveniently located in Bridport near Dorchester, Weymouth, and Yeovil in Dorset. You can buy Chives Herb 1L online or visit our garden centre.