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common name: Chinese Chives, Garlic chives
moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -15°C
USDA zone: 8 to 11
Fast growing bulbous perennial with short rhizomes and edible, narrow, keeled, green basal and stem-sheathing leaves. Fragrant, star-shaped white flowers from late summer to autumn.
Moist, well drained soil in sun.
Leaves, bulbs, seeds and flowers are edible.
Attractive to bees.