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Tulbaghia violacea (100 seeds)

R32.00

6 in stock

Tulbaghia violacea (Alliaceae) It is 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. Sowing: The hard black seeds are best sown in spring in deep seed trays and can be planted out during their second year. Locality: Ex Hort. Harvest: January 2024