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Tulbaghia violacea Dwarf Pink

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Wantirna
B9
Size: 14cm
Available: 48
$/Unit (EX GST): $6.82 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $7.51 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Tulbaghia violacea Dwarf Pink Dwarf Society Garlic, Wild Garlic,

Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Description:
Fast growing, bulbous plant with narrow, fleshy leaves. Has large, tuberous roots and pink flowers sitting above the foliage in the Summer months. Foliage and flowers smell strongly of garlic. Very effective mass planted for Summer flower display. Foliage and flowers edible and deter mosquitoes, snakes, ticks and fleas from the garden when planted. Survives heat and drought well.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Rockery, Roundabouts / Splitters, Verge, Container / Pot, Under Trees

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Prefers well drained soil with plenty of compost added.

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Amaryllidaceae Africa

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Insignificant

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High
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