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  • Eventual height: 0.5m
  • Eventual spread: 0.5m

Tulbaghia violacea

society garlic

5 year guarantee RHS award of garden merit
9cm pot £9.99

This pond plant dies right back in autumn, then fresh new growth appears again in spring.

  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Depth of water: 0-20cm (marginal)
  • Rate of growth: slow
  • Flowering period: April to July
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A nice addition the side of the pond this spreading perennial with its grey-green foliage and delicate star-shapped lilac flowers lasting from late spring to summer. The foliage can carry a slight onion scent

  • Garden care: Apply a generous 5-7cm (2-3in) mulch of well-rotted compost around the base of the plant in early spring. Cut back the faded flowerheads in late summer and autumn.
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