Drimia maritima
Drimia maritima
Drimia maritima
Drimia maritima
Drimia maritima
Drimia maritima

Drimia maritima has the common name the Red Squill or Sea Onion. A part of the Asparagaceae family, this flowering species grows from the underground bulb. Each spring, a rosette grows from a bulb. The foliage is marked by dark green color about 1 meter in height. However, the rosette dies during the blooming season or fall. At this time, the Drimia maritima bulbs produce an inflorescence covered with white flowers. This plant is native to Southern Europe, Western Asia, and Northern Africa or the entire Mediterranean region. The Sea onion succulent has a moderate growth rate and is not frost-hardy. It goes dormant in summer and requires full sun for optimal growth.

Growth Rate

Sea onion medicinal plant has a moderate growth rate.

Flowering

White Sea onion flowers fill up the plant during fall, the blooming season.

Watering

One Sea onion care tip is that the plant needs regular watering during the growing season. When the bulb goes dormant in summer, stop watering.

Soil

The soil requirement for the Sea onion plant is well-drained sandy or rocky soil. The soil should be chalky or loamy. Remember, an important Sea onion plant care tip is to keep the bulb partially above the soil.

Hardiness

The hardiness zone for this succulent is 8 - 11. It is not frost-hardy.

Light

Drimia maritima needs full sun for optimized growth.

Propagation

There are two propagation methods. The plant can be propagated via seeds or offsets.

Sea onion is available on Planet Desert. Get one for yourself or for gifting purposes!

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

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Drimia maritima

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Please note: All Landscape Ready plants that are in a 6-inch pot or larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

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Please note: Our large plants are many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive 100% healthy and looking great.

Please note: Our large plants are shipped bare root. They are also many years old, and as a result, they might have minor scaring but will arrive healthy and looking great.

If you live in a cold climate and are expecting temperatures below 40 degrees within the next five days after placing your order, we highly recommend adding a heat pack to your order. If you do not order a heat pack, we do not send one with your order.

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To prevent plants from freezing while in transit, orders placed for areas with extreme severe freezing temperatures will be held for shipment until it is safe to ship.

Plants that are in 3.5" pots and smaller will be shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots. Any plant that is 6" and larger WILL NOT come with a pot as it will be shipped bare root.

Depending on the species and season, you will receive a very similar plant to the one in the picture. It may or may not be blooming at the time of your purchase.

We ship via USPS Priority Mail, and we calculate the shipping cost based on the weight and volume of your purchase. Care instructions are included in every package you order. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. Depending on your location, we will ship the plants on a certain day to avoid transit time during weekends or holidays. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note on your order. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact us at any time.

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Drimia maritima has the common name the Red Squill or Sea Onion. A part of the Asparagaceae family, this flowering species grows from the underground bulb. Each spring, a rosette grows from a bulb. The foliage is marked by dark green color about 1 meter in height. However, the rosette dies during the blooming season or fall. At this time, the Drimia maritima bulbs produce an inflorescence covered with white flowers. This plant is native to Southern Europe, Western Asia, and Northern Africa or the entire Mediterranean region. The Sea onion succulent has a moderate growth rate and is not frost-hardy. It goes dormant in summer and requires full sun for optimal growth.

Growth Rate

Sea onion medicinal plant has a moderate growth rate.

Flowering

White Sea onion flowers fill up the plant during fall, the blooming season.

Watering

One Sea onion care tip is that the plant needs regular watering during the growing season. When the bulb goes dormant in summer, stop watering.

Soil

The soil requirement for the Sea onion plant is well-drained sandy or rocky soil. The soil should be chalky or loamy. Remember, an important Sea onion plant care tip is to keep the bulb partially above the soil.

Hardiness

The hardiness zone for this succulent is 8 - 11. It is not frost-hardy.

Light

Drimia maritima needs full sun for optimized growth.

Propagation

There are two propagation methods. The plant can be propagated via seeds or offsets.

Sea onion is available on Planet Desert. Get one for yourself or for gifting purposes!

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

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