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Albuca spiralis

 
Common name corkscrew albuca
Family hyacinthaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z9)
Flowers green/yellow
Size 4"
Light sun-part shade
Cultural notes well-drained soil; drought-tolerant
From seed germinates readily at room temperature
detailed seed-starting info below

South African bulb with fragrant nodding flowers and spiraling leaves. Strongest spiraling is reportedly achieved in lean soils on the dry side and full sun. Development is slow – plants can take several years to reach maturity.

We're just trying this plant for the first time this year; it hasn't found a permanent place in our gardens yet. (click here for a full list)

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Seed-starting details for this plant

  1. Seed from NARGS '22/'23 exchange. Baggy 70F (100%G, 5-7d)


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