Food and Purple flowers

And they never need dividing, or seem to get bugs, and they grow even for me...what's not to like? I think these are wonderful flowers.

Yet some people persist in thinking of them as weeds! (Note primrose leaves in lower left corner—also thought of as weeds. Here their daggish leaves provide delightful contrast to the simple linear quality of the chives.)

This was probably photographed in 1999.