Oh, that is beautiful!
The Tulbaghia genus is from the lily family and has about 20 species native to South Africa. Also known as Society Garlic, Tulbaghia violacea 'Silver Lace' likes well-drained, good garden soil. Add drainage elements when planting or choose a spot in a gravel garden.
Tulbaghia violacea 'Silver Lace' has beautiful, narrow, cream-striped leaves. Its delicate lilac umbels are in flower for several months through the summer and until the end of autumn.
Yes. Yes, you read it right! Lilac flowers on variegated cream foliage.
Sadly, as nothing is ever quite perfect in our funny world, Tulbahia has unforgettable flowers and a beautiful habit, but an equally unforgettable odour... ... of garlic !
Hardiness: - 10°C. Grows well in pots. Thick winter mulch is necessary if you decide to grow it in the ground.
Synonym: Tulbaghia violacea 'Variegata'
- 12 cm pot
- Hardiness zones : zone 8-10
- Height: 30 to 50cm
- Plant spacing: 40 cm
- Flower colour: pink
- Flowering period: summer flowers