Orange Stalked Bulbine
Bulbine frutescens 'Orange'
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||BUL-bin-ee froo-TESS-enz|
|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.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Quickly forms clumps 1 to 2 ft. tall, spreading 3 to 4 ft. wide by rhizomes.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through Late Summer|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Xeric|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Clump Forming, Easy Care, Sustainable, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Sedum (Sedum); Creeping Jenny (Lysimachia); Aeonium (Aeonium); Aloe (Aloe); Red Yucca (Hesperaloe)|
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.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-11