TULBAGHIA SIMMLERI

Back
Unfortunately due to the covid-19 virus our website is now CLOSED and you will be unable to checkout. Orders which have already been placed will be dispatched as soon as possible. There may be some delays due to the large backlog and limited staff.
We will be back up and running as soon as possible.
Thank you for your understanding in these difficult times.
Ray Brown & the Plant World Seeds team.

TULBAGHIA SIMMLERI

$3.66 / packet

In stock

Description

One of the showiest species of the genus, sprays of sweetly-perfumed pink flowers are held on strong stems above basal clumps of strap shaped leaves, which smell of onions if crushed. It grows and multiplies very well, and opens its valuable blossoms in late summer to late autumn. In the wild it is found in the same areas in South Africa as the lovely Clivia miniata, and is sometimes called "Pink Agapanthus".

Sowing Advice

Sow seeds at any time covering them with compost or grit 5mm deep, in a cool, well-lit spot outdoors. Artificial heat is not needed and can prevent germination. Many species will only germinate in the spring after a good chilling or freezing in the moist seed tray in the winter. Grow on seedlings in small pots before planting out into sharply draining compost in a pot, or the open ground in a well-drained spot.

Key Facts

Family:Alliaceae

Common name:Tulbaghia fragrans, Sweet Garlic, Pink Agapanthus

Classification:Hardy bulb, Hardy perennial

Height:20-25cm

Packet Content:10 (Approx)

  • Free shipping on orders over £60
  • Need Help? Email or +44 (0)1803 872939
  • Satisfaction Guarantee
  • Buy 2 of the same item Get a 3rd Free