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Albuca spiralis Frizzle Sizzle (Cape Star)

A small succulent plant with green onion-like foliage; each plant is unique – some have tall, loose curled leaves, others have short tightly curled leaves. Spikes of orchid-like chartreuse-yellow flowers bloom in spring. Clumping habit.

Grows in the winter
6-10 in tall – can grow 3 to 4 feet tall
HARDY to 10°F (-12°C)
Fragrant flowers


Zone Zone 8
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Low Moisture
Patent Info PP22954

(Tuff Stuff™ Series) Known for their large flower heads, these shrubs and their abundant blooms bring a touch of charm and whimsy to any backyard or garden. This variety produces abundant lacecap flowers composed of double sepals that bloom deep pink red on medium green foliage resembling oak-leaves. Fast growth rate.

Blooms late spring to early summer
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)
Attracts bees and butterflies
Tolerant to juglone
Salt Tolerant

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(Royal Hawaiian® Series) Large black heart-shaped, corrugated leaves with deep blue veins on long dark black stalks grow in downward form. Infrequently forms flowers that resemble calla lilies, though it is grown more for foliage. Moderate growth rate.

Blooms – null – grown for foliage
3.5-4 ft tall x 2-3 ft wide
HARDY to 10°F (-12.2°C)

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