A picture of a Albuca humilis

Albuca humilis

Albuca humilis

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

15cm

Max

10cm

10cm

Min

5cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Albuca humilis Overview

Also known as Ornithogalum humile, this species of bulbous perennial will produce narrow linear leaves. The flowers appear in the spring to early summer with bell-shaped white blooms with a scent said to resemble marzipan. The tepals have a clear dark green central stripe and they open to reveal three inner tepals which are tipped in bright yellow.

How to propagate Albuca humilis

Seed

Propagation is by seed in the spring.

Other uses of Albuca humilis

Ornamental, rock gardens.