Exposure
Sun
Soil Moisture Needs
Average
Growth Rate in the Garden
Medium
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Summer
Spring
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Bloom Color
Foliage Plant
Attributes
Easy to Grow
Water Requirements
Prefers well-drained soil

Allium cepa (Aggregatum) Bulbous

Shallots

A mild sweet tasting onion that is said to reduce blood pressure and blood sugar. Requires rich, well-drained soil.

Height:

8 Inches

Allium (al'-i-um)

Family: Alliaceae · Common Name: Chives

Globes of lavender or white flowers on slender stalks above grassy leaves. Excellent seasoning used fresh, dried or in herbal vinegars. Showy plants attractive in the herb or flower garden.

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