Chives are perennial herbaceous plants grown for both decorative and culinary qualities. It is a close relative to onion and garlic. These easy-to-grow plants stand out among their relatives due to the gorgeous purple flowers.
Chives (scientific name Allium schoenoprasum) naturally grows in Europe, Asia, and North America. Coming from the family Amaryllidaceae, the plant is relative to onion, garlic, shallot, and leek.
Having a beautiful purple, dense inflorescence, you can identify chives flowers in late spring or early summer. Green leaves and scapes grow up to 12–20 in (30–50) cm tall from small bulbs.