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.  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 .

Amorphophallus konjac

Common name: Voodoo lily - konjac

Description: Rare unusual exotic edible tuber. The leaf stalk is a mottled pinkish-gray and olive green. Huge tropical type leaves. Arum like purple flowers in spring.
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R250.00  |   Buy now

Bletilla striata

Common name: Hyacinth orchid

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. Ours are just starting to push out their first buds.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Curcuma longo

Common name: Tumeric

Description: A rare exotic bulb with large paddle-shaped leaves. Ginger type pink flowers in summer. Edible roots.
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R100.00  |   Buy now

Curcuma zedoaria

Common name: White tumeric

Description: New - rare exotic bulb with large paddle-shaped leaves. Ginger type WHITE flowers in summer. Edible roots.
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R100.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Eucharis x grandiflora

Common name: Amazon lily

Description: A bulbous exotic perennial with large elliptic wavy deep green leaves. Umbels of white flowers in summer. Indoor plant. Huge bulbs
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Hippeastrum hybrid

Common name: Red Amaryllis

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb with strap like dark green leaves and gorgeous red flowers in spring. Bulbs eog.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Hymenocallis littoralis

Common name: Spider lily

Description: A clump forming exotic bulb with a basal rosette of dark green strap like leaves. Frilly edged white flowers in autumn.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Kohleria digitalifolia

Common name: Foxglove kohleria

Description: A spreading rhizomatous perennial with hairy lance shaped leaves. Bright pink flowers with spotted lobes. Lovely in hanging bowl or container.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Polygonatum biflorum

Common name: Solomons Seal

Description: A very rare rhizomatous perennial with arching stems, lance shaped leaves and greenish white flowers. Wonderful for a woodland setting.
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R150.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Zephyranthus candida

Common name: White rain lily

Description: A soft stemmed bulb with upright rush like basal leaves and crocus like white flowers. Multiplies well.
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R75.00  |   Buy now