at Digging Dog
Hailing from South Africa’s Cape
Province, this Asphodeline relative grows during the winter and is summer dormant. A bright green lustrous
clump of channeled and grassy deciduous foliage
celebrates long blooming, perfect-for-cutting, sunny yellow
flowers. Described by numerous starlike florets,
opening from the bottom up on erect cone-shaped
racemes, the unfurled blossoms skirt beneath tight green
buds and look a bit like ballerinas in frilly tutus
alighting slender curving stems.
Most dramatic when planted en masse with Geranium harveyi and Euphorbia myrsinites, Bulbinella nutans is superb for naturalizing in a sunny, well drained, low-maintenance border where it can be kept dry during the summer, at which time its old leaves can be pulled off.
Size: 2' 0"–3' 0" high x 2' 0" wide; hardy to zone 8.
Bulbinella nutans (P-1249)
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Digging Dog Nursery
a retail and mail order plant nursery specializing in unusual and hard to find perennials, ornamental grasses, shrubs, trees, and vines.
31101 Middle Ridge Rd.
Albion, CA 95410
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