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botanical name:
Bulbine frutescens
Bulbine frutescens © Deeproot Plant Base
common name:  Burn Jelly Plant, Snake Flower, Cat's Tail
family:  Asphodelaceae
characteristics: perennial, evergreen
height: 0.45m
width: 0.35m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: clump
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
medicinal symbol medicinal
aspect: full sun
conditions: dry soil, moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: 5°C
USDA zone: 10 to 11
Tender perennial with narrow grass-like succulent leaves. Loose spikes of burnt-orange flowers with prominent fluffy yellow stamens. Very long flowering period throughout summer.

Frost tender, needs a warm climate or winter protection. Well drained soil in a sunny position. Drought tolerant.

By division, very easy. Also from seed.

Used medicinally to treat stings and burns.

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