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Renosterveld Bulbine
Scientific Name: Bulbine alooides Willd.
Family: Asphodelaceae
Renosterveld Bulbine (Bulbine  alooides)
Bulbine alooides at the Huntington Gardens in early July
Recommended Temperature Zone:
USDA: 10-12

Frost Tolerance: Hardy to 30F (-1C)

Sun Exposure: Light shade

Origin: South Africa (Southern Cape Province) in the Fynbos

Growth Habits: Stemless offsetting rosettes, 18 inches in diameter (45 cm), soft and fleshy, aloe-looking leaves, up to 9 inches long (22 cm)

Watering Needs: Winter grower: regular to moderate water in winter, keep drier in summer

Propagation: Offsets

Possibly to one bulbine that does best in shade.

Blooming Habits:
The Bulbine alooides has yellow flowers on a 12 inches tall inflorescence.

Fruiting Habits:

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