Tri-Color Society Garlic

Tulbaghia violacea 'Tricolor'

Pronunciation: tul-BAG-ee-uh vy-oh-LAY-see-ee
SKU #07314
7-11

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OVERVIEW
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.
Light Full sun
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.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Problems/Solutions Coastal Exposure, Deer Resistant
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Clumping
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
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.
Flower Color Pink
Foliage Color Blue-green
Companion Plants Coneflower (Echinacea); Black-Eyed Susan (Rudbeckia); Catmint (Nepeta); Blue Fescue (Festuca); Shasta Daisy (Chrysanthemum)
CARE
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.

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