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Slime Lilies

Albuca spp.

Albuca bracteata by Ton Rulkens (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

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Albuca
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Slime Lilies Overview

Genus of around 160 bulbous perennial species originating from grassland habitats in the Middle East and Africa. They bear tubular flowers which are sometimes scented, particularly at nighttime. Plants in this genus are known as slime lilies and some have distinctive curled foliage. Some species are evergreen and may be grown under glass in temperate climates if they are protected from frost. Others are cultivated as houseplants.

How to propagate Slime Lilies

Seed

Propagation is by seed in the spring.

Other uses of Slime Lilies

Ornamental

Rock Garden | Area Specific

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Yarrow

Achillea spp.

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