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Allium schoenoprasum 'Snowcap'

Allium schoenoprasum 'Snowcap' - Chives

Allium schoenoprasum 'Snowcap' - Chives

More About Allium schoenoprasum 'Snowcap'

  • 'Snowcap' is a compact, semi-dwarf selection
  • Spherical white 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:

2

Height:

30-35 cm

Spread:

25-30 cm

Colour:

White
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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 'Snowcap' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Xeriscape

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green
Gray

Landscape uses

Rooftop (extensive)
Border/edging