Shrubby Bulbine

Bulbine frutescens
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Bulbine frutescens
Bulbine frutescens

Bulbine

<i>Bulbine frutescens</i>

Reminiscent of an Aloe, this lush-looking Lily relative conceives a durable, yet attractive low succulent ground cover. Underground rhizomes give way to open fleshy rosettes of cylindrical, upright green leaves that are narrow and pointed. Alighting slender stems, triangular green buds unfurl long blooming dainty orange flowers with frilly yellow stamens from the bottom up.

An eye-catching South African evergreen, Bulbine frutescens requires little water and minimal care, though it enjoys a well-drained location and protection from cold winter nights.

Blooms April – August.

Size: 12" – 2' 0" high x 3' 0" – 4' 0" wide.

Zone 9/10.

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Fantastic Fall Foliage.... The arresting foliage of these easy-care, low growing perennials remains tidy well into November. Adequate water, mulch and a mid-season trim help ensure their staying power.

November's last hurrah.... The shorter days and cooler nights of November have set the garden ablaze with eye-catching foliar color. By planting an assortment of woody plants as well as herbaceous perennials and ornamental grasses, which promote late season allure, a last hurrah is easily achieved. Each of the plants included in this newsletter bestow either plump berries, late blooms, compelling foliage or artful branching patterns. Happy Digging!

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