Scented Grass Bulbine

In an earlier post, I wrote about  the Bulbine latifolia.  I also have another species of bulbine, the Scented Grass or Narrow-leaved Bulbine, in my garden and it has just started flowering.  It has tiny, delicate, starry-yellow flowers which shoot out on stalks, about 50cm high.  It is very easy to propagate – by dividing … Read more

Bulbine latifolia

This is a really cool little plant with some really interesting uses.   Traditional healers in South Africa use the sap of the plant to treat eczema and similar skin conditions while the tuber of the plant is used to quell vomiting and diarrhoea.  I think it is also being investigated to determine if it has … Read more