Tulbaghia Violacea 'Variegata', is a species of flowering plant in the onion family Alliaceae, indigenous to southern Africa. It is a clump-forming perennial with narrow leaves and large clusters of fragrant, violet flowers from midsummer to autumn.
This plant smells strongly of garlic or onion when bruised or cut. Grows to a height of about 1'.
Item ID: .2256
Sun Light: Full Sun or Partial Shade
Zone: Hardy in Zone 7
Flowers: Summer to Autumn
Spread: 12" to 18"
Fertilizer: Refer to Fertilizer Section
SOCIETY GARLIC VARIEGATED (Tulbaghia violacea ‘variegata’) is a fast growing plant that forms clumps reaching 30 inches in height. This plant grows well in wet or dry circumstances and makes a good rock garden or container plant. The plant has gray-green narrow leaves that are somewhat evergreen in warmer climates. Society Garlic gives off a garlic scent and has been said to help rid gardens of mole problems. The flowers are lilac in color and the plant will bloom from midsummer to early fall. The leaves of Variegated Society Garlic are green edged in white.
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