Aglio peruviano

Botanical name: Tulbaghia violacea

Tulbaghia violacea, commonly known as "Peruvian garlic", is an herbaceous plant native to South Africa and belonging to the family of Alliaceae.

Caespitose perennial habit, it has narrow leaves and elongated and produces, all summer until late autumn, stems that bear on top of a bunch of flowers fragrant violet star.

Leaves and flowers of Tulbaghia are an intense aroma of garlic and can be used to flavor soups and salads of all kinds.

The plant acts as a mild mosquito repellant.

Data sheet

  • Family
  • Duration
  • Dwelling
    Full Sun
  • Temperature
    Rustica (from -5° to -20° c and above)
  • Watering
  • Land
    Well drained
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