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Hi, Can anyone help me identify this small bulb - I was sold it as Albuca aurea but now that it's flowered I don't think it is! Long thin rounded leaves (cross section) about 6" high, flowers mid summer to autumn (theres still a few left now) on stems about 20" :?

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Albuca shawii or maybe Albuca rupestris (soi dit). I go for the former myself.

20 Oct, 2010


I also think that it could be Albuca shawii, the only Albuca that we have at the moment.

20 Oct, 2010


I grow Albuca humilis as well.

20 Oct, 2010


A. shawii, and it's an easy one. I ignore mine in the greenhouse (unheated) and they increase and survive almost untended. Phil J

21 Oct, 2010

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