Members of the Bulbinella genus are half or full hardy perennials that reach an height of 30 to 60 cm, have grass like leaves, and flower in the late winter to early spring.
They carry very small yellow star shaped on long stalks. Latin names include Bulbinella frutescens and Bulbinella hookeri.
Bulbinella by Twiddleblat.
If planning to grow Bulbinella outdoors from the off it is best to sow out the seed in the autumn, simply cover the seeds
If you are growing then from root cuttings, then these should be placed just below the soil surface.
When growing Bulbinella seedlings indoor first, it is best to start them out in spring.
They take around two weeks to three months to germinate at a temperature of 13 degrees Celsius.
The seedlings should be grown indoors for two years before transplanting into a sunny or partially shaded location of the garden in the spring.
They should be spaced approximately 40 cm apart and like to have an acidic soil that is rich and moist to grow in.
Bulbinella floribunda by The Ruth Bancroft Garden.
Bulbinella do not require much looking after once established, needing just an occasional water in prolonged dry spells of summer.
Decayed tissue should be removed after flowering has finished.
I hope that you enjoyed this guide on how to grow Bulbinella. You may also enjoy the following growing guides: How to grow Nerine from Bulbs and Veltheimia plant info.