Asphodelaceae

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Noun1.Asphodelaceae - one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the LiliaceaeAsphodelaceae - one of many subfamilies into which some classification systems subdivide the Liliaceae
liliid monocot family - family of monocotyledonous plants of the subclass Liliidae; mostly herbs usually with petaloid sepals and petals and compound pistils
family Liliaceae, Liliaceae, lily family - includes species sometimes divided among the following families: Alliaceae; Aloeaceae; Alstroemeriaceae; Aphyllanthaceae; Asparagaceae; Asphodelaceae; Colchicaceae; Convallariaceae; Hemerocallidaceae; Hostaceae; Hyacinthaceae; Melanthiaceae; Ruscaceae; Smilacaceae; Tecophilaeacea; Xanthorrhoeaceae
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Soon dainty, semi-double blooms of Jasminum mesnyi will be peeping out from among the green foliage and tiny, bell-like yellow flowers of Bulbinella hookerii , a New Zealand beauty now adapted to growing in Cypriot gardens, will be showing off in any shaded borders.
Die tuin is hier sowel die spreker se tuin (waar die verganklikheid besweer word met Roundup of, in 'n ander konteks, Bulbinella) as die planeet self ("lief het ons hom lief met foute en al", lees ons in "Old Faithful, Kalifonie").
Growing to between 30 and 100cm, bulbinella is suitable for rockeries and alpine gardens but cannot tolerate temperatures lower than minus 5C, so they are not really suitable for growing in high elevation gardens, such as in the mountains.