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Allium schoenoprasum 'Rising Star'

Also called Ornamental Onion


More About Allium schoenoprasum 'Rising Star'

  • 'Rising Star' is shorter and more vigorous than the species
  • Spherical lavender flowers
  • Fine-textured, gray-green, grass-like foliage
  • Both the leaves and the flowers are edible
  • Bloom Time: Late spring into summer
  • Flower Size: 2.5 cm

Zone:

3

Height:

25-30 cm

Spread:

25-30 cm

Colour:

Lavender
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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 'Rising Star' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Butterflies
Fast
Fast
Deer Resistant
Deer 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

Gray
Green

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Herbal garden
Border/edging
Naturalizing

 Suitable Substitutions for Allium schoenoprasum 'Rising Star'

Allium schoenoprasum 'Forescate'

Allium schoenoprasum 'Forescate'

Giant-flowered Chives

Allium x 'Millenium'

Allium x 'Millenium'

Ornamental Onion