Bulbs: Indigenous

Most of the plants listed here are sold in 15cm pots or 4L bags. Where container sizes differ this is noted in the plant description.  Our plant descriptions are based on our own research and observations, and we are always happy to receive additional comments - or corrections! Please feel free to email us at leone@petalfaire.co.za .

Albuca nelsonii

Common name: Nelsons slime lily ugh!

Description: A rare grassland indigenous bulb with lance-shaped fleshy leaves. Sprays of green striped white flowers in spring. One of my favourite shade loving plants.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Crinum bulbispernum

Common name: Orange river lily

Description: A moisture loving bulb, grey green arching leaves with wavy margins and scented pink and white flowers.
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Crinum moorei

Common name: Natal crinum

Description: A moisture loving indigenous bulb with broad leaves grouped on end of a false stem. Scented white/ pink flowers.
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Cyrtanthus - Santies surprise

Common name: Cyrtanthus montanus x elatus

Description: A rare clump forming indigenous bulb with dark green strap like leaves. Umbels of red flowers in summer. Uncertain about the name!
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Cyrtanthus breviflorus

Common name: Yellow fire lily

Description: A bulb with strap-shaped leaves that grows in marshy areas. Tubular scented bright yellow flowers mainly in spring. Multiplies rapidly. Bulb edible.
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Cyrtanthus mackenii

Common name: Ifafa lily

Description: An indigenous bulbous perennial with narrow strap like leaves. Flowers tubular scented in various colours.
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Dierama medium

Common name: Lilac harebell

Description: A clump forming corm with narrow grass like leaves and delicate arching flower spikes. The sprays of pink flowers occur in summer.
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Eleocharis dulcis

Common name: Chinese water chestnut

Description: A robust exotic / indigenous grasslike sedge with round edible corms. Submerge plants in 10cm of water. They have medicinal properties. Bulbs tastier in winter.
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Indigenous: Crocosmia - Lucifer

Common name: Red montbretia

Description: A clump forming indigenous bulb with erect lance-shaped ribbed leaves. Spikes of scarlet flowers from sum - aut.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Ornithogalum juncifolia

Common name: Star of Bethlehem

Description: A gorgeous indigenous bulb with spikey grass like foliage and white star like flowers all summer. Multiplies well. Such an underrated plant!
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R60.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Zantedeschia rehmannii

Common name: Calla lily

Description: A rare grassland bulb with lance shaped leaves and small trumpet shaped pink flushed cream flowers
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