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Bloodroot - known as Borhn - has edible roots that were eaten by the Noongar people.

Small Plants Grass-like Suitable for Pots Flowers

Noongar Name: Borhn

Scientific Name: Haemodorum spicatum

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Perennial with a maximum height of 30cm

Flower: Brown

Flowering Time: All year

Natural Distribution: Grows locally in the Perth region

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates




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