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Plant family: asphodelaceae


I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the asphodelaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.

Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Aloe 'Blue Elf' and 'Hedgehog' aloetender perennial (Z9-11) red (winter)12-24"
Aloe branddraaiensis perennial (Z9-11) red (summer)
Aloe cooperi grass aloeperennial (Z8-10) orange (summer)to 36"
Aloe cryptopoda perennial (Z9-10) red-orange5'
Aloe species perennial
Aloe vera perennial (Z8-11) yellow24"
Aristaloe aristata perennial
Asphodeline damascena perennial white
Asphodeline liburnica perennial (Z8-10) yellow2-3'
Asphodeline lutea Jacob's rodperennial (Z6-9) yellow (May-June)4 ft
Asphodeline taurica perennial (Z6-8) white30-36"
Asphodelus aestivus white asphodel; summer asphodelperennial (Z7-9) white (late spring)3-5'
Asphodelus albus white asphodelperennial (Z5-10) white18-24"
Asphodelus cerasiferus perennial white
Asphodelus fistulosus perennial (Z8-11) white24"
Asphodelus ramosus silverrod; branched asphodel; king's spearperennial (Z5-10) white18-24"
Bulbine frutescens perennial (Z9-11) yellow/orange (spring-fall)12-24"
Eremurus 'Cleopatra' foxtail lilyperennial pinkish orange (May-June)5'
Eremurus himalaicus foxtail lilyperennial
Gasteria carinata var. verrucosa ox tonguetender perennial (Z10) coral-red (summer)
Haworthia fasciata zebra plantperennial (Z9b-10) 6"
Kniphofia caulescens red hot poker, torch lilyperennial (Z6-10) red-yellow (summer)24-48"
Kniphofia fluviatilis river pokerperennial yellow/orange30"
Kniphofia hirsuta torch lily; red hot pokerperennial (Z5-9) red/yellow18-24"
Kniphofia uvaria red hot poker; torch lilyperennial yellow/orange

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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