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Looking for something drought tolerant?

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Bulbine Frutescens” Orange” African Bulbine

A native to the desert grasslands in South Africa.
This plant will grow well in poor or good soil quality.
Bulbine does best in full sun and prefers good drainage.
A succulent that produces star shaped yellow and orange flowers throughout the summer months.

Dead head the spent flowers to promote new growth.

This water wise perennial is known for it’s healing properties,it has a jelly like substance that is good for burns, rashes, blisters, insect bites, cracked lips, acne, scrapes and the stems can be boiled to make a tea for coughs, colds and even arthritis.




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