Flamingo Society Garlic
Tulbaghia x 'Flamingo' Plant Patent Applied For
|Description||Bright, apple-green, grass-like upright stems arch gracefully from brilliant violet-pink bases to form a soft, grass-like clump. Dainty violet-colored blooms appear in flushes in early spring and intermittently throughout the year. An easy, heat-tolerant, waterwise choice for texture and color in containers or borders. Evergreen.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Spring and fall|
|Mature Size||Foliage clump quickly reaches 24 to 30 in. tall, 18 to 24 in. wide.|
|Special Features||Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing|
|Flower Attributes||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||With its grassy foliage and tall flower stems, society garlic is a delightful addition to the mixed border. Use it in the middle or front of the planting, and contrast it with companions that have bold foliage or a dense habit. The colorful stems that are unique to this variety can be best shown off by featuring plants in mass at the front of a raised bed or in containers on a ledge, stairway or planter stand.|
|Foliage Color||Light Green|
|Companion Plants||Catmint (Nepeta); Hyssop (Agastache); Coneflower (Echinacea); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia)|
|Care||Thrives in average to humus-rich, well-drained soils; avoid wet, soggy sites. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. May go dormant under drought conditions. For a tidy appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge. Space 2 to 3 ft. apart.|
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