Tulbaghia violacea

Botanical Name: Tulbaghia violacea

Phonetic: Tool-BAH-Gee-uh VYE-OH-Lace-EE-uh

Common Name(s): Society Garlic

Family: Amaryllidaceae
Origin: South Africa
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial
Persistence: Tender

Leaf Type: Narrow, strap-shaped leaves                                    
Leaf Color: Gray-green
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: July to September/Summer to fall
Flower Color(s): Lilac-pink

Exposure: Full sun
USDA: 7-10
Growth Rate:                                              
Height: 1-2 Feet
Spread: 0.75-1 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium/2, will survive a 1, look great with a 3
Soil: Average to organically rich, light, medium moisture, well-drained soils
Pest: Slugs and snails, mites, mealy bugs

Features: Low maintenance, fragrant leaves, drought tolerant, showy flowers, edible, clean look, dead head every week to keep producing
Uses: Rock gardens, sunny borders, herb gardens, edging, containers

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