Tulbaghia Galaxy

Height 40cm
Spread 30cm
Full sun
Dry Tolerant
Frost Hardy
Botanical Name: Tulbaghia violacea Galaxy

Variety Profile

  • A very hardy, clump forming perennial with fine, grass-like foliage.
  • Long flowering from spring through to late summer.
  • Shell pink, star shaped flowers provide a prolific display.
  • Ideal for low water use gardens.
  • Foliage is very fine and grass-like in appearance for added textural value - complementing larger, broader foliage plants positioned behind.

Cultural Care

Water requirements are low. Once established, very dry tolerant.  Will tolerate long periods of drought, but will flourish with only an occasional long soak during extended periods of heat.
Tolerates most soil types, but thrives in well drained soil containing plenty of compost. 
Apply a slow release fertiliser in spring.
Pruning generally not required.

Plant Uses

  • Containers and mixed planters
  • Edging for pathways and garden beds
  • Small gardens
  • Rockeries
  • Fast results for new gardens
  • Cottage, vegetable or herb gardens


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