Chinese Chives (Allium tuberosum / Garlic Chives

Chinese chives in flower. Photo copyright — Patsy Collins.

Allium tuberosum are garlic or Chinese chives. These are hardy perennials, which die down for the coldest part of the winter. This easy to grow plant can be raised from seeds or divisions of an established plant. They will grow well in full sun, but also tolerate shade. They don’t flower well in deep shade, but in good light produce umbels of fresh looking white flowers in autumn. These are very popular…



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