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Allium schoenoprasum 'Forescate'

More About Allium schoenoprasum 'Forescate'

  • 'Forescate' is taller and more vigorous than the species
  • Deep pink to purple spherical flowers
  • Both the leaves and the flowers are edible
  • Bloom Time: Late spring until summer

Zone:

2

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

35-40 cm

Colour:

Pink (deep)
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Giant-flowered Chives Growing and Maintenance Tips

Dependable and very drought tolerant plant, self-seeding freely. Prune spent flowers back to promote fresh growth and contain seeding. Best in full sun.


Allium schoenoprasum 'Forescate' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Rabbit Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Cut Flower/Foliage
Cut Flower/Foliage
Edible
Edible
Fragrant
Fragrant
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Border/edging
Naturalizing

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