Long flowering and easy care

Unusual blue-green foliage and dainty lilac-pink flowers

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Tulbaghia 'Silver Lace'

full sun
part shade
dry
frost hardy
height 25cm
spread 30cm

Tulbagia ‘Silver Lace’ was selected in South Africa for its impressive abilities to thrive in a wide range of trying climatic conditions. This very hardy, clumping tulbaghia has fine blue-grey grass-like foliage striped with cream down its entire length. The effect is a silvery mound which rises to about 30cm in height. ‘Silver Lace’ is long flowering - from spring all the way through to late autumn (and into winter in warmer zones), so the beautiful pink flowers can be enjoyed nearly year round. 'Silver Lace' is very easy to grow, and extremely low maintenance. It’s so tough, you can simply run over the plant with a lawnmower or whipper snipper, and in just a few months it’ll be back in full leaf and flower! The plant provides a solution for every corner of the garden from mass planting, edging through to a mixed garden bed. It can be used in a wide range of situations from large scale water efficient landscapes through to containers in a small courtyard in full sun.

Plant in full sun through to part shade in soils that are well draining, and feed with a general purpose slow release fertiliser at the beginning of spring. Water requirements are very low once the plant is established, simply provide an occasional deep watering during periods of extended heat for optimum results. Pruning is generally not required, however if you wish to rejuvenate an older clump, simply prune back to ground level and new growth with appear in 6-8 weeks.

• General use for low maintenance areas • Great edging and garden borders • Country and cottage style gardens • Colour and interest to rockeries and retaining walls • Mass plant for fantastic colour • Colour splash to herb gardens • Adding stability and colour to difficult sites

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