plant catalogue

provincial plants + landscapes

plant type

  • native lilies / strappy leaf plants

water      hardiness

top ten

bush tucker
coastal gardens
fire retardant
flowers and showy seed heads
small plants for small gardens
suited to pots

project type

urban and commercial

ecosystem type

coastal hinterland

soil type and drainage

light - sandy soils
medium - loamy soils
good drainage

Bulbine glauca

rock lily

blue foliage succulent with attractive yellow flowers
originnsw, vic, tas, qld
cultural notesfull sun, most soil conditions, requires adequate drainage and dry conditions, fast growing, long lived, very hardy
maintenanceold foliage and flower spikes may be removed
toleratesdrought conditions, frost hardy
flowering seasonspring to summer
flower colouryellow star shaped flowers on long flower spikes
foliage colourblue green succulent like foliage
heightup to 0.4m
plant spacing30cm apart
recommended usesornamental feature plant, ideal for landscaping, rockeries and pots

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