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Orange Stalked Bulbine

Bulbine frutescens 'Orange'

Pronunciation: BUL-bin-ee froo-TESS-enz
SKU #06918
8-11

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OVERVIEW
Description A South African native with slender succulent foliage accented by tall flower stalks with small buds that have a unique green center stripe, revealing deep orange petals and frilly yellow stamens. This versatile dry climate gem adapts to humidity and harsh weather. Ideal rock garden plant or massed ground cover. Evergreen to 25 degrees F.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Once established water deeply occasionally.
Blooms Spring through Late Summer
Mature Size Quickly forms clumps 1 to 2 ft. tall, spreading 3 to 4 ft. wide by rhizomes.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Easy Care, Waterwise, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Container, Ground Cover
Flower Color Orange
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Sedum (Sedum); Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia); Aeonium (Aeonium); Aloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)
CARE
Care Provide well-drained, compost-enriched soil. Spreads quickly by rhizomes. A short summer dormant period may occur in hot interior climates. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove spent flowers to encourage fall re-bloom. Remove old, faded foliage as needed.
HISTORY
Lore Bulbines contain glycoproteins, similar to many aloe species and are touted for similar healing properties as Aloe vera, such as to ease burns, rashes and itches.

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.