Tri-Color Society Garlic
Tulbaghia violacea 'Tricolor'
|Description||Dainty heads of lilac-pink flowers on stalks rise above blue-gray foliage with thin white margins. New foliage has a pink tinge in early spring. Brushing against plants releases a garlic-like aroma. Adds wonderful texture and color to borders, and requires little care once established. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Year-round; heaviest from spring to fall.|
|Mature Size||Foliage clumps reach 1 ft. tall and wide; blooms reach 2 ft. tall.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container|
|Design Ideas||With its grassy foliage and tall flower stems, this plant 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.|
|Companion Plants||Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Catmint (Nepeta); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)|
|Care||Thrives in average to humus-rich, well-drained soils; avoid wet, soggy sites. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Will go dormant under drought conditions. For a tidy appearance, remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-11
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.