Albuca namaquensis

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South Africa


Synonym: Albuca circinata

Family: Hyacinthaceae

Winter-growing bulb with deciduous curly, non-glandular, pubescent leaves. Produces a long bloom stalk with yellow-green flowers in the spring

Found throughout northern South Africa and southern Namibia growing on sandstone cliffs.

Plants should be grown in a well draining mostly in organic mix, heavily amended with horticultural pumice. Can be watered every other week throughout the year, however it prefers going completely dormant in the summer (no water in summer). Plants do well outside in pots, or in a landscape with highly inorganic, well draining soil.


Temperature: Hardy to 25F

Full Sun to Part Shade

Extra Chunky

Low Water

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