Society Garlic (Tulbaghia violacea)
Society Garlic is a beautiful ornamental plant for the water garden. It has long, thin, green, strap-like foliage with clusters of lavender-pink flowers held above on tall stems. Flowers bloom non-stop May through Fall. The stems and leaves have a garlic smell when cut or bruised, but the flowers have a delightful sweet fragrance. A native plant of South Africa, it is known to help ward off snakes.
Hardiness Zone: 7-11
Planting Container: We recommend a 2 gallon solid planting container or a medium planting bag.
Light Requirements: full sun to part shade
Height: 12" to 24" - Spread: 12" to 24"
Water Depth: Moist soil to wet soil
For planting instructions see our: Planting Instructions for Bog Plants Page.