Reliable and hardy herbaceous perennial onion forming clumps of bulbs around 1.2cm big. Produces growth from early spring through to autumn.
Tolerant of most soil types but does like a sunny position and moist soil. Growing to about 50cm tall with pretty flower heads in summer that are great for attracting bees.
Leaves and bulbs can be harvested – use the leaves like spring onions – harvest a few times a year, allowing the plant to recover, the bulbs use as small onions – harvest late summer/autumn.