Bulbine bulbosa - Bulbine lily
A tufted perennial herb with green, succulent, onion like leaves and yellow flowers on tall flower stems. Prefers an open, sunny position or lightly shaded situation in well drained soils. Plants die down to tubers in dry conditions. Flowers in spring for several months otherwise know as the native daffidol.
Best planted in groups. May regenerate in the garden by self seeding. A widespread plant in grasslands and grassy woodlands. After flowering, the corns of the Bulbine can be roasted and eaten. You can also eat the rhizomes - the bulbs or roots. These have a mild, ‘oniony’ flavour, nutritious containing calcium and iron.
Forestry tube stock pot
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