Yellow Bulbine

 

Bulbine frutescens

 

Liliaceae

 

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Form: Succulent perennial
Seasonality
: Evergreen

Size: 1 ft high by 2 ft wide
Leaves
: Bright green, coarse, fleshy, pencil shaped
Flowers
: Clusters of bright yellow flowers on spikes
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Branching, slightly woody
Range/Origin
: South Africa
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 8,9,12-24, 15o F

Comments: No thorns, leaves are slippery when crushed

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Partial sun

         Water: Low

         Soil: Sandy, well drained

        Propagation: Seed, offshoots

         Maintenance: Minimal

 

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