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Bulbine & Bulbinella

Bulbine and Bulbinella are African annuals to perennials with mostly slightly succulent leaves and numerous white, yellow or orange flowers in upright hold racemes. All are easily grown in any well drained substrate in full sun throughout the year and a winter minimum of some 10°C with reduced watering. The annual Bulbinella semibarbata may self-sow under appropiate conditions for seeds are frost resistant.
Sow flat in any well drained, rather inorganic soil in late spring, keep pots in full sun. Seedlings grow fast, transplant in early summer or as soon as plants are strong enough.
All are USDA Climate Zone 10 unless otherwise specified.
20 seeds per package.
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Bulbine frutescens (Stalked Bulbine)

Bulbine frutescens (Stalked Bulbine)

20 (30)cm, Stalked Bulbine is a perennial from the Cape region in Southafrica and makes slightly woody stems with long grass-like and slightly succulent leaves and numerous racemes with either bright yellow or orange flowers. The jelly-like sap from freshly cut leaves is traditionally used in South Africa for the external treatment of minor skin wounds and burns similar to Aloe vera. A recent study proved an earlier wound contraction. For any well drained substrate in full sun theroughout the year. In winter months keep plants drier at a minimum of some 10°C. Available are seeds from two color forms (yellow and orange) V-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package (orange flowered)9291 € 0,99
(orange flowered)
seed package (yellow flowered)9292 € 0,99
(yellow flowered)
Bulbinella semibarbata

Bulbinella semibarbata

20 (30)cm, annual to biannual species with light green, grass like leaves and an inflorescence of miniature, sulphurous yellow starflowers. For any well drained soil in full sun. Readily self-sows as seeds are frost resistant. V-VIII.
20 seeds per package.

price (plus Shipping Costs)
seed package 2449 € 3,99