Allium schoenoprasum

This beloved culinary member of the lily family is grown both for food and beauty. Flowers and leaves are edible, butterflies love it, but deer do not.

Water: Moderate

Hardiness: Frost tender, will die back to ground with frost and re-emerge in the Spring


Habit: Dense clumps of tender, bulbing leaves 6 to 12" tall

Light: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil: Any

Origin: Asia and Europe

Additional Characteristics: Edible Flower, Deer Resistant