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Tulbaghia violacea

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Pot Size
0.45 litres

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Common names

Society garlic


Tulbaghia violacea (Society garlic). This is an easy to grow, robust and clump-forming perennial, which will grow to about 75cm. The flowers range from deep lilac, pink to white and will bloom in star-shaped flowering clusters from mid-spring to late autumn. The leaves are evergreen, narrow and grey-green.


They are marginally frost-hardy plants, you must protect from the cold wet winds. They will need full sun with moisture.

Interest and use

Ground cover, border

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Tulbaghia violacea | Thorpe, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilWell drained
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

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Thorpe, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6
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