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Bulbine abyssinica : fact sheet


Species name:
Bulbine abyssinica
Common names:
Yellow Catstail, Bushy bulbine, Geelkatstert, Wildekopieva
Description:
Yellow Catstail, Erect Perennial Clump-forming Succulent

Plant area

Source:
Indigenous to RSA
Endemic to:
RSA-East Coast Semi-arid Scrub - Year Round/Summer Rain ,RSA-East Coastal Belt - Summer Rain ,RSA-Bushveld - Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Succulent - Winter/Summer Rain ,RSA-Karoo Nama - Summer Rain ,RSA-High Veld Grasslands/Montane - Summer Rain ,Endemic to South Africa

Plant size and micro-climate

Height:
Less than 80cm
Width:
Less than 50cm
Sun:
Full sun
Water:
Little water, Drought-tolerant once established
Hadiness:
Hardy
Coast friendly:
Yes

Plant appearance and usage

Type:
Erect - Perennials ,Succulent ,Erect - Annuals
Usage:
Traditional Medicine ,Attract Bees
Fruit:
Blackish/Very Dark Tones ,Dry Fruit/Seed
Flowers:
Yellowish/Orange/Gold Tones ,Flowers Particularly Attractive
Flower season:
Spring (Sept.-Oct.) ,Summer (Nov.-Feb.)
Features:
Usually grown as a Perennial
Foliage:
Evergreen ,Leaves strap/grass/sedge/flax/-Ornamental ,Foliage Particularly Attractive ,Foliage greenish above ,Leaves Simple Entire

Plant suppliers

Grow Wild Indigenous Nursery

Johannesburg
cell: 0828246715
tel: 0114658857
email: info@growwild.co.za
Retail stock

Roos Nursery

Krugersdorp
cell: 0824107210
tel: 0119566939
email: accounts@roosnursery.co.za
Retail stock

Twinstreams

Mtunzini
cell: 083 630 6466, 083 643 1319
tel: 035 340 7017
email: jon@twinstreams.co.za
Retail stock