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PlantFiles: Bulbine
Bulbine alooides

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Family: Asphodelaceae (as-foh-del-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Bulbine (BUL-bin-ee) (Info)
Species: alooides (al-oh-OH-id-eez) (Info)

Category:
Cactus and Succulents

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Evergreen
Succulent

Other details:
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Provides winter interest

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

2 positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive fly_girl On Jan 22, 2007, fly_girl from The Woodlands, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

This plant started blooming in January and has bloomed through ice and frost. It's very pretty and cheery when not much else is in bloom.

Positive texasgarden On Mar 8, 2005, texasgarden from Dallas, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:

I love this plant! It does very well in full Texas sun and doesn't require much as far as fertilizing and water. And it spread very quickly. I had blooms from mid-spring through the very end of Fall.

Neutral palmbob On Feb 24, 2004, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Looks just like a light green suckering stemless aloe with yellow flowers on tall stalks. The flowers are a bit different looking (more complex) than seen in aloes, but otherwise I couldn't tell it from an aloe. From South Africa.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Dallas, Texas
Port Neches, Texas
Spring, Texas



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