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Time to split the Onion


By waddy


Hi, I’m planning on splitting my Albuca Bracteata (Pregnant Onion), before it takes over!
Before I throw the ‘babies’ away is there anyone out there who would like some.
PM me if your interested.

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Is this pregnant onion one of the ornithogalum family and do you grow it inside or out, I have grown balansae before in the garden but they only last for a couple of years, I have one indoors at the moment and it is doing well, so am in 2 minds as to wether to put it outside or not, any advice would be welcome as I love this plant we used to call it the milkmaid when I was little but cant remember if it was grown inside or out

9 Mar, 2014


That's the one Aquilegia. I have put mine outside in the warm summer weather, in a sunny spot, which it loves. However, it doesn't like our winter weather as it's native to South Africa, so I keep mine in the conservatory, which is heated, during the winter months. Hope this helps :)

9 Mar, 2014


many thanks Waddy, I will keep mine in a pot and bring it in for the winter, maybe I can keep this one a bit longer, it is lovely at the moment in full flower, thanks again Susan

9 Mar, 2014

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