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Tulbaghia violacea 'Alba'

Common Name: White Society Garlic

Plant Family: Alliaceae

Tulbaghia  violacea 'Alba'
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Price:  £6.00

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Size/Qty:  9 cm pots


Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  evening twilight
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  Mid-summer
Flower Colour:  White
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Drought Tolerant:  Yes
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee


This white flowered form makes the usual clump of garlic-smelling leaves, but instead of the normal pink-mauve flowers, tall stems carry umbells of pure white flowers over a long period in summer. Needs sun and very well-drained soil. It can also be grown in pots, as you would Agapanthus.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall