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
Tuesday by appointment only