Flower spikes appear in autumn (fall) before the foliage.
Shown with flowers, no foliage.
Look of plant when leafing out and not flowering (winter), southern California
These bulbs were 8 lbs. each when they arrived a couple of months ago. They are doing very well so far in the cactus garden.
flowering in August, in Los Angeles cactus show
fully leaved end of December, southern California
flower about to open, August, southern California
mid August flowers, southern California
summer flower, southern California
flower spike in mid summer, southern California
Digging up to move, these weighed a ton!
Moving this clump of bulbs to a sunnier location. Compare the size to the newspaper! In all, one clump produced 18 bulbs.
Urginea maritima during its leafy stage - picture taken in February (the bright green plants in the forefront, along a slight arch - NOT the plants in the background! They are agaves)
Urginea maritima during its flowery stage - picture taken in August
The first signs of waking up for fall/winter
Huntington Gardens, southern California early winter
Los Angeles arboretum, August