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Bulbine frutescens

Bulbine  frutescens
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Common Name: Rankkopieva, Stalked Bulbine

Plant Family: Asphodelaceae

Planting Style:  mediterranean
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun or Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Orange
Scented flowers or leaves:  Scented Flowers
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Running/spreading
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee


Name not certain. A clump-forming succulent with masses of long thin succulent leaves, topped by long-stalked spikes of small (1 cm.) flowers in autumn. The variety we have has salmon orange petals and yellow stamens which have hairy filaments. (They are also sweetly scented, a point not mentioned by the books.) Possibly hardy in well-drained dry sunny spot outdoors in mild and coastal gardens. Has survived in an unheated polytunnel during the 'freeze' of 2010.


Mainland UK  £6.99 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £3.99
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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) by either 24 hour courier service or Royal Mail 1st Class.

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category (Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: 9cm or 1 litre
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 2 or 3 litre (occasionally 1.5 litre)
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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