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Tulbaghia violacea Milky Way

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Tulbaghia violacea Milky Way Society Garlic, Wild Garlic, Border Stars,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Grasses, Strappy & Tufting Clumping, Tufting

Milky Way is a very hardy, clumping Tulbaghia bred in Victoria. It's fine grass-like foliage and is ornamental year round. Milky Way is long flowering - from spring all the way through to late autumn so the beautiful soft pink flowers can be enjoyed nearly year round. A great choice for low maintenance areas, edging, garden borders and for adding stability and colour to difficult sites. Grows approx. 40cm tall x 60cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 30-60cm

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

Landscape Use(s)
Balcony / Roof, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Erosion Control, Feature, 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:

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

Family Name: Origin:
Alliaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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