WILD NATIVE LEEK (Bulbine bulbosa & Bulbine semibarbata) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Plants'

WILD NATIVE LEEK (Bulbine bulbosa & Bulbine semibarbata) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Plants'

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Bulbine bulbosa common names including Bulbine Lily, Wild Onion, Golden Lily, Leek Lily, Yellow Onion Weed and Native Leek.

B. bulbosa is a densely tufted perennial herb reaching 75cm.

The distribution of B. bulbosa extends through temperate Australia from central Queensland to Tasmania and South Australia. It grows in a variety of habitats including red gum woodland and dry sclerophyll forests and is common in grasslands and rock crevices.Flowering occurs from September to March with some geographic variation, although cultivated plants tend to have longer flowering periods.

An attractive species with fragrant flowers. It is especially suited to rockeries and cottage gardens and is also excellent as a container plant.

It is also frost hardy.

 Bulbine semibarbata, commonly known as leek lily, native leek or wild onion.It grows as an annual herb from 7 to 45 centimetres high, with yellow flowers.Tufted lily, densely clustered flower spikes with yellow flowers Sep-Dec. Can self seed in gardens.It is widespread in Australia, occurring in every state and the Northern Territory.

It prefers white or grey sand, sandy clay, or loam, and favours areas that are wet in winter, such as granite outcrops, creek lines, the margins of salt lakes and along the coast.

Frost hardy.

Bush food : The corms are best roasted and can be eaten all year round

 

THIS IS A MIXED PACKET OF SEEDS CONTAINING BOTH Bulbine bulbosa & Bulbine semibarbata

 

Germination: Will take around 35 days