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Bulbine frutescens
Cactus and succulent plants | House Plant | Flowers | Liliopsida
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Scientific name - Bulbine frutescens

Popular names - kopieva balm, Copa, geelkatstert, snake flower, cat's tail.

Distribution and Habitat - originated in southern Africa.

Description - Juicy perennial species, rizomatoasa. Leaves basal, linear, cylindrical, fleshy, 10-15 cm long. Floral stem is 45 cm long. Blossom flowers made up of 40-50 cm, arranged in Raceme 15-30 cm long. Flowers yellow-orange, 6-15 mm in diameter, lilac fluffy. Blooms in April-May. Fruit black cap.

Requirements - grows well on land well drained, in full sun. Tolerate drought well. It needs occasional cuts after passage of flowers, inflorescences removal.

Management - Autumn and winter reduce watering. Mulcirea protect plants from frost plantet.

Propagation - by seeds, division bushes, spring. When the new plants have four leaves and roots well formed, then can be transplanted.

Natural partners and garden - Acacia sp., Cercidium sp., Prosopis sp., Carissa macrocarpa, Aptenia cordifolia, Agapanthhus sp., Dymondia margaretae,Gazania sp., Dietes sp..

Properties and Uses - juice extracted from Bulbine frutescens is used as the basis for body creams to treat eczema. Balsamic properties, bacterial, healing.

It associates well with other succulents in a Rocar. Can be used as plant along alleys, as plant pots.

References

Bob Hyland - Designing for Sun and Shade - Brooklyn Botanic Garden, 2006

Kirsten Albrecht Llamas - Tropical Flowering Plants - Timber Press, 2003

Margaret Roberts - Margaret Robert's AZ Herbs - Struik Publishers, 2003

Marie Harrison - Groundcovers for the South - Pineapple Press2006

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