Tulbaghia simmleri
SWEET GARLIC, PINK AGAPANTHUS
Amaryllidaceae-Allioideae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous bulb

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.25m

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Origins: Southern Africa

Other Botanical Names: Omentaria cepacea, Tulbaghia cepacea, T. daviesii, T. fragrans, T. pulchella

Other Common Names: Giant Fragrant Society Garlic

 
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Tulbaghia simmleri
SWEET GARLIC, PINK AGAPANTHUS
Amaryllidaceae-Allioideae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous bulb

Hardiness zones: 8-11

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
0.6m
Plant habit
 
0.25m

FEATURES

Flowers: strongly fragrant flowers in pink-mauve or white

Flowering Time: early summer to mid summer, early winter to late winter

Leaves: aromatic; mid green


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits mediterranean & cottage designs

Uses: informal edging, mass planting, border

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: deer resistant






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