|Chives Seed Heads. 7.12.15|
|Removing Chives Seeds from Seed Head. 7.12.15|
Kitchen chives (Allium schoenoprasum) have a long bloom period and are very pretty. Bees forage them continuously when blooming. They are perennial and easy to grow. The seed heads and stems have dried out and become brown, so they ready for seed harvest.
Allium karataviense "Ivory Queen" was a new addition last fall. Of the several bulbs in the backet, only one grew and bloomed. They are interesting and pretty, and later blooming than most spring bulbs. It would be nice to have some more, but I don't want to buy them.
I also have a number of specimens of Allium aflatunense 'Purple Sensation' that are at the stage of dried seed heads, ready to harvest seeds.
|Seed Heads of Allium aflatunense. 7.12.15|