Bulbs and bulblike plants, Herbs, Vegetables
Native from Europe to Siberia. Clumps grow 2 ft. high (usually shorter). Leaves look grasslike but are round and hollow in cross section.
Clusters of rose purple spring flowers (like clover blossoms) atop thin stems. Use as edging in flower border or herb garden. Small divisions can be potted in rich soil and grown on a windowsill.
Chop or snip leaves; use as garnish for delicate onion-like flavor.
Though its common name implies Irish origin, this plant is in fact native to the Mideast. Grows 2 to 3...
Mediterranean native. Old fashioned favorite 1 to 1 1/ 2 ft. high, 10 in. wide. All leaves, even those...
The annual vegetables in this large group are mainstays of stir-fry dishes and excellent in salads. Th...