Tulbaghia Variegated 4L

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Wild Garlic

Tulbaghia violacea

Tulbaghia violacea or Wild Garlic. a fast-growing, bulbous plant that reaches a height of 0.5 m. The leaves are long, narrow, strap-like slightly fleshy and smell strongly of garlic when bruised. They grow from fat, tuberous roots which spread to form clumps of plants. The pinkish-mauve tubular flowers, clustered into umbels of up to 20 flowers, are held above the leaves on a tall flower stalk, and appear over a long period in summer (January to April). They too smell of garlic when picked.

  • Tulbaghia violacea
  • Indigenous
  • Puple clusters of flowers on long stems
  • Grow in full sun to sem-shade
  • Evergreen
  • Mass planting