Allium schoenpraesum 'Forescate'

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Pink Chives

Long blooming pink ball-shaped flowers above blue-green, grass-like foliage. Often used on green roofs.

Height

14-18 in

Spread

10-12 in

Color

Pink

Bloom Time

May-June

Homeowner Growing and Maintenance Tips

Low maintenance in sunny situation with ordinary, fertile, well-drained soil. Foliage can be cut back after flowering, to promote new growth.

When to Divide

spring

Good Companions

Catmint (Nepeta ), Yarrow (Achillea ), Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa), Bluemist Shrub (Caryopteris clandonensis), Tickseed (Coreopsis Big Bang), White Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea), Purple Lovegrass (Eragrostis spectabilis), Woolly Thyme (Thymus pseudolanuginosus), Hybrid Salvia (Salvia nemorosa), Hens and Chicks (Sempervivum cistaceum), Tall Stonecrop (Sedum ), Little Titch Catmint (Nepeta racemosa), Hen and Chicks (Sempervivum arachnoideum), Red-Leaved Thrift (Armeria maritima)

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife
Hummingbirds
Butterflies
Attributes & Uses
Dried Flowers
Culinary
Fragrant
Cut Flowers
Containers
Ground Cover
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Partial Shade
Full Sun
Foliage Color
Blue-Green
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Fall
Spring
Soil Moisture Preference
Well-drained
Moist
Very Adaptable
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