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Drooping Slime Lilly

Albuca juncifolia

Albuca species in fynbos by JonRichfield (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Tender

H1a

RHS hardiness

15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

20cm

10cm

Min

10cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Drooping Slime Lilly Overview

Bulbous perennial found in the wild in South Africa. They quickly became popular with bulb collectors and growers all over the world. A. juncifolia bears nodding yellow flowers. In its natural environment, it is adapted to sandy soils.

Common problems with Drooping Slime Lilly

Relative problem free

    How to harvest Drooping Slime Lilly

    Harvest seed as soon as they are mature and ripen.

    How to propagate Drooping Slime Lilly

    Seed

    Sow fresh seed as soon as it is mature.

    Division

    Divide the bulbs from the mother bulb if they are a year or two old.