Most of the plants listed here are sold in 15cm pots or 3L bags. Where container sizes differ this should be noted in the plant description.  Our plant descriptions are based on our own observations, and we are always happy to receive additional comments - or corrections! Please feel free to email us at leone@petalfaire.co.zaleone@petalfaire.co.za.  Water plants all looking very wintery at the moment.  Suggest that you wait until September or mid August before you order.

Berula erecta

Water parsnip, Tandpyn wortel

A robust indigenous waterplant with gorgeous fern like foliage. Foliage floats on the water and for...

R90.00


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Berula repanda

Water Parsnip

A rhizomatous indigenous perennial up tp 1.5m with simple fern like leaves. Umbels of cream flowers...

R150.00


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Cotula nigellifolia

Staggersweed

A fast growing indigenous bog plant. Grey green fern-like foliage and small daisy like white flower...

R60.00


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Crinum campanulatum

Marsh lily

A gorgeous clump forming indigenous bulb with narrow strap like leaves. Terminal clusters of pink f...

R90.00


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Cyrtanthus breviflorus

Yellow fire lily

A bulb with strap-shaped leaves that grows in marshy areas. Tubular scented bright yellow flowers m...

R75.00


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Eleocharis dulcis

Chinese water chestnut

A robust exotic / indigenous grasslike sedge with round edible corms. Submerge plants in 10cm of wa...

R90.00


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Equisetum ramosissimum

Transvaal horsetail

A creeping indigenous aquatic fern. Stems jointed cylindrical with brown cones. Bristly appearance. ...

R60.00


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Gomphostigma virgatum

Otter bossie

A water loving perennial with silver leaves on slender stems and spikes of white flowers. Prune ba...

R60.00


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Isolepsis cernua

Fibre optic grass

Robust indigenous grass. Long linear bright green leaves. Dense green flower spikes in summer. Boggy...

R60.00


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Marsilea schelpeana

Cut leaf water clover

A fresh water indigenous fern with creeping stem and floating leaves. Mat forming with irregularly ...

R60.00


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Nymphoides thunbergiana

Small yellow water lily

A rare fast-growing, aquatic perennial which has flat, rounded floating leaves and dainty star-shape...

R150.00


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Persicaria senegalensis

Silver snake root

A spreading stolenous perennial with thick stems, large silver leaves and sprays of golden grasslike...

R75.00


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