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Photo unavailable Chives (ALLIUM schoenoprasum)
Chives

Bulbous Perennial: Produces edible flowers & leaves. The leaves get a bitter taste once the plant flowers, so remove flower buds for best flavoring. Use leaves as seasoning-fresh or dried. Good plant for the rock garden as well. Bloom color: lavender. Height: 12". Exposure: sun/part shade. Water: moderate. USDA Z5.

Photo unavailable CYMBOPOGON flexuosus (East Indian Lemon Grass)
East Indian Lemongrass

Perennial Herb: Native to East India. The strongly lemon-scented leaves are used in cooking. They are good in stir-fry, with seafood, in soups, curries, sauces, pickles and tea. Cut into pieces before freezing. Grow in garden or in containers. Exposure: sun. Water: moderate. Height: 5 feet. Width: 3 feet. Protect plant from freezing in winter.

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