Chives – Garlic ‘Geisha’
Allium tuberosum

Zone: 4-8
Height: 12-24"

General: AAS winner. Sweet scented flowers complement attractive foliage. Foliage has distinctive mild garlic flavor, delicious in soups, salads, sauces, and spreads. An attractive plant for the herb, perennial or fragrance garden. Good cut or dried flower.

Culinary Uses: The flavor is more refined than that of traditional chives. Not harshly garlicky but highly aromatic and delicately but robustly flavored. Chives are perfect for almost any savory dish, and you can even use the flowers as edible garnish.

Ornamental Uses: Geisha is a long slender, elegant chives, its hollow stems wider and flatter than others. The blooms are star shaped white flowers that butterflies find irresistible.

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