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Bulbine glauca

Rock Lily

Species Description

This link will give you an image of the species as a mature plant, as well as flower, fruit and seed description.

Species description

Cultivation and Uses

This link will give you information about climate parameters, tolerance of climate extremes and adverse soils, biological traits under cultivation, soil factors, uses and potentially undesirable attributes.

Cultivation and uses

Plant Growing Stages


2 Months

4 Months

6 Months


Seed Description

Seed Pre-Treatment


Surface sow, cover lightly with gravel. Smoke treatment may improve results.



Germinates within 4-8 weeks.

Sow in autumn as higher temperatures may inhibit germination. Light may increase germination rate.

Pests and Disease
When to Sow Seeds / Temperature to Sow


Seed Collection Timeframe

Late November - December

Storage and Ripening

2 - 3 months after-ripening period - store 2-3 months before sowing.
May retain viability for several years but best to use fresh seeds.

Grows from Cuttings