In Ann Bonar's Book, Gardening
for Fragrance, we learn that, even though it seems fragrances are innumerable, there are
in fact only 10 flower aroma groups, four leaf aroma groups and two
aromatic bark groups.
The flower groups are Rose, Violet, Aromatic, Lemon, Heavy, Fruit-scented
and Honey. Yes, we realize this is only seven smells. The other three, she
states, are most unpleasant. One of those is the garlic odor like the one this Tulbaghia violacea emits
when you are anywhere near it. The other two are, well---worse. Let's not even go there!
We offer two forms of Society Garlic, an
all green leaf (pictured below) and a very attractive striped white and