Heritage Status: New Zealand
Bio-Region of Origin: Northland
Quantity: A starter clump
Description: A very drought tolerant, ornamental member of the garlic/ onion family. This one has purple flowers for many months which are edible as are the leaves (you get the garlic flavour without the garlic breath!) Another perennial like garlic chives, and can be divided in the same way.
To help you decide which varieties will be best for you.
This excerpt from the Koanga Garden Guide is filled with valuable information.
Planting Instructions: Do best in light, well drained, but heavily composted soil. Clumps will increase in size and can be divided each year to provide new clumps. Add new compost when divided and replanting.