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Tulbaghia violacea

Common Name: Society Garlic

Plant Family: Alliaceae

Tulbaghia violacea
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Price:  £5.00
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10 in stock

Size/Qty:  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/ Situation:  Rock Garden
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  sensory
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Flower Colour:  Purple
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Clump forming
Evergreen:  No
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


Species with loose umbels of chalky mauve flowers to 1/2in across from July to the first frosts. One of the more reliably hardy species providing good drainage is available. Good cut flower for a small arrangement, lasting for a week or more in cool conditions.


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