ALLIUM schoenoprasum Ornamental-One Series 'Purple One'

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ALLIUM schoenoprasum Ornamental-One Series 'Purple One'

Ornamental Chives

Select Item No. AA245


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Quantitative Restriction

One Portion is usually sufficient for approx. 50 plants.
Please switch to gram for larger quantities.



Plant Description

Life Cycle: Perennial
Family: Alliaceae
Origin: Selection. Native to the Balkans, western Asia to Siberia: rocky areas, wet meadows.
Special Features: Brilliant violet-purple. Attractive series for the use of chives as a multiple-use ornamental: in the border, as kitchen herb and as excellent pollinator plant. Very nice in small groups and in large drifts. Large and rich flowering. Uniform growth. Heat tolerant. Drought tolerant. Suitable for natural landscaping. Use for low maintenance plantings. Deer resistant. Easy to grow.
Historical: Introduced by JELITTO PERENNIAL SEEDS in 2020. Reliable kitchen herb since medieval times.
 
Basic Colour: (violet)
Flower Colour: brilliant violet-purple
Natural Flowering Period: May - August
Flowering: First year flowering
 
Winter Hardiness Zones: Z3 - Z9
Foliage: Long tipped foliage, medium sized tubular, green to bluish green.
Height with Flowers: 30 cm
Spacing between Plants: 20 cm
Soil Requirements: average / undemanding
Location:
Characteristics: culinary herb
Usage: honey-bee food plant
Grams per 1000 seeds: 1.25 Gram
Seeds per Gram
(does not correspond to the number of plants!):
800
Gram to get 1000 plants
(if sown directly into pots etc. you will need a larger quantity):
3 Gram
Sowing Direction:

(15) Rapidly germinating, keep seed in constant moisture (not wet) with temperatures of about +20°C [68°F]. Seeds must be covered thinly. Do not cover very small seeds, but tightly press into the earth. Keep in cooler conditions after germination occurs.

Sowing Time Hint: Sowing early for flowering in the first year, otherwise at any time.
Cutting back at Transplanting: Not Necessary.
Container Size(s): 1 plug per 8/9 cm (3 1/2") / 1-2 plugs per 11/12 cm (4 1/2")
Fertilizer: Light (100-150 ppm)
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