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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
Other common names
Tulbaghia are bulbous or rhizomatous perennials with linear, onion-scented leaves and umbels of small, star-shaped flowers with a small cup-like corona
T. violacea is a strong-growing rhizomatous perennial to 50cm in height, with grey-green basal leaves and fragrant pale purple flowers in large terminal umbels in late summer and early autumn
South Africa (W&E Cape)
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grows well in any moderately fertile, well-drained, humus-rich, loamy soil. Protect in colder areas with a deep dry mulch over winter
Propagate by seed, sown when ripe, in containers in a cold frame or division in spring
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds
Mediterranean Climate Plants City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Rock Garden
Pruning No pruning required
Pests Generally pest free
Generally disease free
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