Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
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|Botanical Pronunciation||BUL-bin-ee froo-TESS-enz|
|Lore||The narrow, succulent green leaves of this South African native contain glycoproteins, similar to many aloe species, and are known for similar healing properties as those of Aloe vera, including soothing burns, rashes and itches.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Clumps to 1 - 2 ft. tall, spreads by rhizomes to 3 - 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring through late summer|
|Flower Attribute||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Green Roof, Mass Planting, Rock Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Clump Forming, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
Provide well-drained, compost-enriched soil. Spreads quickly by rhizomes. A short summer dormant period may occur in hot interior climates. Water regularly during first growing season to establish root system; once established, reduce frequency. Remove spent flowers to encourage fall rebloom. Remove old, faded foliage as needed.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 11