Bulbine_semibarbata.jpg (49031 bytes)Bulbine semibarbata: is a member of the Asphodelaceae family in company with the exotic Aloes and Kniphofias (Red Hot Pokers)

Bulbine semibarbata is a perennial herb. Succulent leaves are up to 27 centimetres long with a channel. From September to December plants produce multiple flowering stems up to 40 centimetres long. Each flowering stem holds up to 35 yellow blooms. Each flower is up to two centimetres in diameter. Plants may die down in winter and reshoots in spring.

Individually Bulbine semibarbata plants are not very prominent. Fortunately the species will self seed. This is, of course, increases plant numbers and boosts the impact of the species.

Bulbine semibarbata is a widespread species and is found throughout Australia with the exception of the Northern Territory.

Bulbine semibarbata could be cultivated in native cottage gardens and rockeries.

This native perennial propagates, as mentioned above, readily from seed.

 

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