Bulbine frutescens

Bulbine frutescens

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Description

Burnt jelly plant.

This stands out clear above all other Bulbinella. Elongated succulent leaves that have been used in its origin for burns and bites hence the common name its bright orange flowers are non stop for parts of the south west Cornwall. For the rest of us a position that is dry through winter is best although we have tried in many areas around the nursery it has only ever survived 4 years before succumbing to winter wet so best potted so you can be wowed by its abundant growth and flowering season and then hide away against a wall or in a cold greenhouse through winter.

Flowering: Spring-Autumn

Hardiness: Protect from wet and will go down to -7c

Height: 40cm

Spread: 60cm

Further information:

Put this plant in a greenhouse or against a wall to protect against a hard winter.

Common Name: Stalked Bulbine

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Asphodelaceae

Foliage: Linear / succulent

Basic Colour: ( Orange )

Flower Colour: orange / yellow

Natural Flowering: April – November

Winter Hardiness: Hardy -7c

Height with Flowers: 40cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant

Pruning: cut old flower stems to encourage further blooms. Best to split in Autumn and keep cuttings frost free.

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: South Africa

Additional information

Weight 100 g
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Description

Burnt jelly plant.

This stands out clear above all other Bulbinella. Elongated succulent leaves that have been used in its origin for burns and bites hence the common name its bright orange flowers are non stop for parts of the south west Cornwall. For the rest of us a position that is dry through winter is best although we have tried in many areas around the nursery it has only ever survived 4 years before succumbing to winter wet so best potted so you can be wowed by its abundant growth and flowering season and then hide away against a wall or in a cold greenhouse through winter.

Flowering: Spring-Autumn

Hardiness: Protect from wet and will go down to -7c

Height: 40cm

Spread: 60cm

Further information:

Put this plant in a greenhouse or against a wall to protect against a hard winter.

Common Name: Stalked Bulbine

Life Cycle: perennial

Family: Asphodelaceae

Foliage: Linear / succulent

Basic Colour: ( Orange )

Flower Colour: orange / yellow

Natural Flowering: April – November

Winter Hardiness: Hardy -7c

Height with Flowers: 40cm

Soil Requirements:  average / dry / well-drained / sandy

Soil ph: alkaline / neutral

Location:  container / cottage garden / border / Mediterranean

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant

Pruning: cut old flower stems to encourage further blooms. Best to split in Autumn and keep cuttings frost free.

Tolerates: drought tolerant / salt tolerant / deer resistance / rabbit resistance

Origin: South Africa

Additional information

Weight 100 g
Climate

,

Flowering season

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Height

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Planting area

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Position

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Flower Colour

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