HI All I now MUST get my hands on some of this T.s. Alba. I NEED fragrance in the G-house! Does anyone have any to trade? Contact me separately. I know that Paul Christian is offering it but the delivery cost for a few bulbs is over $30.00 alone. Many thanks Matt Mattus Worcester, Massachusetts USA Zone 5b 8" of new snow and ice, but 34 deg. F today,mild winter. On 1/10/05 10:00 AM, "James Waddick" <email@example.com> wrote: >> MArk M wrote: >> If you want a "safer" plant to grow (not invasive), that also has a >> powerfully sweet perfume and is easily grown, try Tulbaghia simmleri >> (T. fragrans). >> For years I grew it in my office, and it would bloom for weeks and >> even a single >> small flower can fill the room with fragrance. > > I agree completely with Mark. I have T. s alba (normally a pale lilac > color) about to bloom and I almost dread the intense odor. > Overpowering in numbers, but a delight in moderation. I suppose if > you could grow it outdoors in a frost free climate, the scent would > be more pleasant. In the confines of a greenhouse it is 'gasp > inducing'. > > Best Jim W.