Bulbine narcissifolia

Water Needs

low; drought tolerant

Bulbine narcissifolia
Succulent
Strap-leaved Bulbine

40 - 60 cm

Size

Light Conditions

sun

Frost

light; moderate; hardy

Flowers

soft, butter-yellow; spring summer

sun; dry soils; roof garden; green walls; rockery; paving; wildlife bees; narrow spaces;

Garden Situation

Habitat

rocky places; cliffs; coastal eastern cape; grassland; urban streets

Region

thicket; Subtropical East Coast; Highveld;

Rain Season

Summer

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Description

A lovely succulent with grey-green strap leaves and beautiful butter-yellow flowers from spring to summer; Flowering is prolific. Plants grow moderately fast. This Bulbine is perfect for areas exposed to hot sun and drying wind. Use in rockeries, for mass planting, as pools of colour in a garden bed. Flowers and leaves show up well in a wild area with grasses and other drought-hardy species.

Bulbine narcissifolia
Bulbine narcissifolia