White-stripe leaves and dainty purple flowers look pretty in pots, bordering the veg patch, mass planted in sunny borders. This cottage garden favorite suits all kinds of gardens; and the leaves and flowers are edible. The third image shows the difference in leaf width between the variegated form and Purple Eye.
Tulbaghia violacea variegated- society garlic DESCRIPTION: Evergreen perennial lily related to the garlic, with strappy foliage. Each leaf has a white stripe along the edge. Ornamental plant with showy lilac flowers during the warmer months, ideal used as a bordering plant. USE IN: Borders, as a ground cover and in rockeries. Also suited to container planting. Leaves and flowers are edible and may be used to replace chives or spring onions in salads. PLANTING: Plant in a full sun to partly shaded position in the garden. Hardy and drought tolerant but will thrive in moist conditions. Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. CARE: Fertilise during spring, divide at this time also to allow the plant better access to nutrients. Plant rhizomes elsewhere in the garden, it's a great way to grow your garden! HEIGHT & WIDTH: 50 cm H x 50 cm W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide