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Albuca humilis

For sale by Ruth Hall

This grower is sure of this plant identification.

I grow these in the greenhouse, where they are evergreen, and bulk up quite quickly.
On offer are pots containing at least 3 bulbs

Albuca humilis | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
0.5 litres

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Plant Finder: about Albuca humilis


Albuca humilis. Also known as Ornithogalum humile, this species of bulbous perennial will produce narrow linear leaves. The flowers appear in the spring to early summer with bell-shaped white blooms with a scent said to resemble marzipan. The tepals have a clear dark green central stripe and they open to reveal three inner tepals which are tipped in bright yellow.


They are half hardy to frost tender with a min of 10C. You will need to give them an open sunny position with well drained soil. It will die down in the spring or late summer after flowering.

Interest and use

Ornamental, rock gardens.

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Albuca humilis | Church Broughton, Derby, DE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019
  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHalf hardy (min 0°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Gritty
  • WaterMoist

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Church Broughton, Derby, DE65
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