Forum home Plants

Plant identification

NikunjNikunj Posts: 46

imageimage

Grateful for any help in identifying this plant in my garden 

Posts

  • BobTheGardenerBobTheGardener Leicestershire, UKPosts: 11,336

    They are alliums but difficult to say which as I can't judge the size.  If they are smallish then they could be chives which have red-ish buds before they open to a purple flower.

    A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 77,353

    Look like chives to me too Bob.  Lovely with scrambled egg.  

    Chives grow between 8 - 16" tall, depending on conditions. 

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh







  • NikunjNikunj Posts: 46

    Thanks BobTheGardener! this is really helpful- will start looking up and researching more about alliums and chives in particular- i remember purple flowers from last year, so hopefully will have some more this year.

  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 19,883

    Does it smell a bit like onions if you break a strand of it, if so you can eat the flowers as well as the stalks, they look lovely on a salad.

    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

Sign In or Register to comment.