Bulbs : Exotic

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.

Amorphophallus bulbifer

Description: A rare bulb which appears in late spring when a mottled curled up leaf pushes up from the ground. Bulbils form on the hand shaped dark green leaves. Large flowers with pink spathe.

Growing conditions: Deep shade / shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Aristolochia fimbriata

Description: Rare unusual prostrate trailer. Rounded leaves with silver veining, small yellow and maroon balloon like flowers. Attracts butterflies. Container plant. A collectors item.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Maroon
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R75.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Bletilla striata

Description: A clump forming exotic terrestrial orchid with strap like leaves. Sprays of pink / lilac flowers in spring. Keep dry in winter divide in early spring.

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Cerise pink
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Childanthus fragrans

Description: Lovely exotic bulb with flared tubular scented yellow flowers in summer. Plant with top of bulb exposed.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Eucharis x grandiflora

Description: A bulbous exotic perennial with large elliptic wavy deep green leaves. Umbels of white flowers in summer. Indoor plant. Huge bulbs

Growing conditions: Shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Hippeastrum papilio

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb with strap like dark green leaves and gorgeous red and green flowers in spring. Bulbs are about 3cm in diameter.

Growing conditions: Shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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Hyacinthoides hispanica

Description: A robust perennial bulb with broad leaves and erect flowering stems with bell shaped violet flowers. Bulbs now dormant.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Hymenocallis littoralis

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb with a basal rosette of dark green strap like leaves. Frilly edged white flowers in autumn.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 75cm with flowers
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Leucojum aestivum

Description: A clumpforming bulb with erect glossy strap-like leaves. Bell shaped scented white flowers in late winter early spring. Plant en masse.

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Win - Spr
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Neomarica caerulea

Description: Large rhizomatous perennial with brown centred scented dark blue flowers. Use in mixed border or as accent plant.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.6m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Polyanthus tuberose

Description: A clump forming Mexican bulb with pale green leaves and tall flower stalks with scented tubular white flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Scilla peruviana

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb with rosettes of fleshy green leaves. Cones of dark blue flowers in summer. Summer deciduous. Price per single bulb

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 25cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Sinningia sellovii

Description: Tough exotic gesneriad, with pale green velvety leaves. Spikes of tubular coral flowers from red to orange all season. This plant attracts bees, butterflies and birds. Drought-tolerant. Containers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Sprekelia formosissima

Description: Clump forming Mexican bulb. Strap shaped mid green leaves. Single bright red flowers in spring

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 20cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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Zephyranthes grandiflora

Description: Clump forming exotic bulb. Upright strap like basal leaves. Pink cup shaped flowers just before the rains

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 25cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Zephyranthes robusta

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb with upright narrow strap like basal leaves. Bright pink cup shaped flowers on long stalks.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Zephyranthus candida

Description: A soft stemmed bulb with upright rush like basal leaves and crocus like white flowers. Multiplies well.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 25cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R50.00  |   Buy now