Tulbaghia violacea growing herbaceous geophyte of the genus Tulbaghia also known as Society garlic or Pink agapanthus, Tulbaghia violacea perennial evergreen plant, edible plant but mostly used as ornamental plant cut flower fragrant, can grow in mediterranean, subtropical or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 7-10.

Leaves edible color green or variegate green with white, leaf narrow and hollow grow in radial structure, leaves grow in groups linked together.

Tulbaghia violacea flower

Flowers fragrant small the color is pink-purple, the flower grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape.

Bulb edible small in the color white-yellow.

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Requirements for Tulbaghia violacea growing and care:

Mulch, rich soil, well drain soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Bulb/ Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:

How to prune:
Dead leaves and thin overgrowth

Size of the plant?
30-60cm, 12-24 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Small amount of water / Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade / Full Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Pink-purple flowers, the flower grow on stem as inflorescence in a umbel shape

Edible leaves

Leaves harvesting season:
All year

How to harvest the leaves?
Can be taken with the bulb or just some leaves at the time

Information about leaves:
Leaves are narrow and hollow grow in radial structure, leaves grow in groups linked together

Uses of Tulbaghia violacea leaves:
Salad, cooked, stir fry

Edible Roots

Information about Tulbaghia violacea plant bulb:
Small bulb in the color white-yellow

When to pull up bulb:
All year

Uses of the bulb:
Eaten raw, cooked, salad

Scientific name:

Tulbaghia violacea

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