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Daubenya aurea, Daubenya

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D.a. var. coccinea

Daubenya aurea

Daubenya
Family: Asparagaceae   (Formerly:Hyacinthaceae / Liliaceae)
Subfamily: Scilloideae
Origin: South Africa
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftFull sunRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

A genus of pretty and curious little greenhouse bulbs, producing their flowers in very shortly-stalked, densely-flowered umbels, larger than a crown piece. There are three species, natives of the Cape of Good Hope. Daubenya aurea, a really beautiful and rare species, has red or yellow flowers. They thrive in a soil composed of sandy loam and peat. Increased by offsets. Daubenyas should be quite dry while at rest.


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Daubenya aurea, Daubenya

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D.a. var. coccinea
Daubenya aurea, Daubenya

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D.a. var. coccinea
Daubenya aurea, Daubenya

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Daubenya aurea, Daubenya

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D.a. var. coccinea


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