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PlantFiles: Wild Coast Albuca
Albuca batteniana

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Family: Hyacinthaceae
Genus: Albuca (AL-buh-kuh) (Info)
Species: batteniana

Synonym:Ornithogalum battenianum

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Category:
Bulbs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
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:
Full Sun

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
By dividing the bulb's scales
By scoring the base of the bulb to promote new bulblets

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive JaxFlaGardener On Apr 18, 2007, JaxFlaGardener from Jacksonville, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

This plant is currently (April 2007) in full bloom at the Jacksonville (Florida) Zoo and Gardens. The plant is a perennial in the gardens, having survived winter temperatures as low as about 28 F.

Jeremy

Regional...

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

Jacksonville, Florida
Spring, Texas



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