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19.3 oz. Onion Chives

  • Waxy, grass-like leaves and purple flowers flavored like onion
  • Plants grow up to 1 ft. tall
  • Best for planting in spring or fall
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Product Overview

Mature Dimensions
Hardiness Zone
Sun Needs
Create Your Own Herb Garden
Growing in grass-like clumps of hollow, tube-shaped leaves, Onion Chives should be part of every herb garden. Plants are frost-tolerant, easy to grow, do nicely in containers, and can be used for landscape borders. Use to flavor soups, salads, egg dishes, baked potatoes, and virtually any other dish in need of a hint of onion. The pretty light purple blooms appear in springtime and have a delightfully peppery flavor.
  • Onion-flavored leaves form neat grass-like clumps
  • Light purple spring blooms are edible
  • Hardy, frost-tolerant herb
  • Plants make great edging
  • Good choice for containers
  • Space 8“ to 12“ apart
  • Light requirements: Full Sun
  • Frost Tolerant
  • Suitable for Fall Planting
  • Herb: Allium Family
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Mature Height
12 inches
Planting Depth (in.)


Additional Characteristics
Annual / Perennial
Average Shipping Height (in.)
Best Time to Plant
Spring to Summer
Blossom Color
Botanical Name
Allium schoenoprasum
Common Name
Chive Plant
Edible Type
Granular (Yes/No)
Growth Habit
Hardiness Zone
10 (30 to 40 F)
Number of plants included (Pack-Size)
Recommended Space Between Plantings (in.)
8 to 12 inches
Shipped As
Sun Tolerance
Full Sun
Water Requirements
Twice a week
Wildlife Attracted
Wildlife Deterred
No Wildlife Deterred

Questions & Answers


Can I divide these up into several pots?

Asked by Lace March 29, 2017

Hi Lace! We don't suggest dividing the transplant up before planting. Its best to let it grow together and develop a strong root system.

Customer Reviews

  • 3.4
    out of 15 reviews
  • 63% recommend this product
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Smells great!
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I am so excited to get this live Onion Chives in the mail. Found a great place to plant the Onion Chives in a pot and made sure it was in the sun. Mild onion smell, looking forward to use it on my potatoes, soups, and other recipes.
by dzanaty
Love these Chives
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have been wanting to add chives to my herb window for a while now and this beautiful bonnie plant was the perfect addition. The plant arrived beautifully packaged and ready to take it place amongst my herb window. These chives taste amazing on eggs, pasta, ect.
by YoungersX2
Onion Chives is awesome!
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Onion Chives was delivered yesterday. Very impressed with quality of packaging. Plants are secured individually and boxed securely. Herb was healthy looking and soil was still moist. Would not hesitate to order again.
by Lacey
Plant died within a few days
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Very disappointed with this product. It died within a few days after removing it from the shipping container. Watered the plant immediately and monitored it as it died a rapid death. Do not know what I could have done to save it.
by MrLefty
Healthy plants
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] The plants arrived safely and looks really healthy! I’m going to plant these as companion plant with my strawberries. It will help ward off non pollinating insects. I can’t wait to get them in the ground!
by Mrs Smith
Pretty and edible
We have two large pots outside our slider doors, that are beautiful and come back every year. They are ornamental and edible. Pretty purple flowers filled with seeds.
by Carol102
Healthy plant. Growing great. Will definitely buy more....
Healthy plant. Growing great. Will definitely buy more. Thanks!
by Mike
I transplanted the chivesinto a bigger pot and they weredead within 2 days.
I transplanted the chivesinto a bigger pot and they weredead within 2 days.
by Gwoman
Response from Bonnie Product ExpertNov 20, 2019
Gwoman, please contact us directly at www.bonnieplants.com and click on the "Red Help" button in the lower corner for assistance. bonnieplants
If those were 4.5", then someone at Home Depot can...
If those were 4.5", then someone at Home Depot can not measure accurately. Very disappointed and I will never order online again from Home Depot.
by Irishbaker
Response from Bonnie Product ExpertJun 12, 2018
Our measurements are based off of the pot size. The container is 4.5 in. in circumference or 19.3 fl. oz. bonnieplants
arrived with lots of dead leaves
Trying to revive but not looking god. Arrived almost dead:)
by Laurie
Response from Bonnie Product ExpertMay 30, 2018
Laurie, We ask that you contact us via the enclosed information in your shipment. Email us at orders@bonnieplants.com to help correct the issue. bonnieplants
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