South African Indigenous Plant Catalogue


  • Agapanthus hybrid Nana Blue

    Agapanthus hybrid Nana Blue

    Miniature Blue Agapanthus

    Agapanthus hybrid nana blue is a hardy, evergreen perennial has narrow strap-like leaves. In spring and summer umbels of blue-purple flowers on long stems are borne which make wonderful cut flowers. They grow in semi shade or sun. It is impressive in mass plantings or borders along flowerbeds and p...
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  • Agapanthus hybrid Nana White

    Agapanthus hybrid Nana White


    Agapanthus hybrid nana white is a hardy, evergreen perennial has narrow strap-like leaves. In spring and summer umbels of white flowers on long stems are borne which make wonderful cut flowers. They grow in semi shade or sun. It is impressive in mass plantings or borders along flowerbeds and paths....
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  • Agapanthus inapertus

    Agapanthus inapertus

    Drooping Agapanthus, Bloulelie, Hlakahla

    Agapanthus inapertus is a very hardy, deciduous Agapanthus has attractive strap-like leaves. It bears long-stemmed umbels of pendulous, dark blue, tubular flowers from January to March. The colour can vary from white to almost navy blue. It is tall and erect and will form big clumps. It occurs natu...
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  • Agapanthus praecox White

    Agapanthus praecox White

    Giant White Agapanthus, Bloulelie

    Agapanthus praecox white is a well-known hardy, evergreen plant that has attractive strap-like leaves and umbels of white flowers that are borne on long stalks from December to April. They make good cut flowers. Its large rhizomes are easily split. It grows in sun or semi shade making it a good ch...
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  • Albuca nelsonii

    Albuca nelsonii

    Candelabrum Lily, umababaza

    Albuca nelsonii is a very hardy, robust, evergreen, clump forming bulb with strap-like, bright green leaves. White, scented flowers striped with green are arranged on a long erect stem from September to January.  This is a good cut flower. It is suitable for rockeries and embankments in a sun...
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  • Albuca shawii

    Albuca shawii

    Small Yellow Albuca, Lanternblom

    Albuca shawii is a hardy, deciduous bulb with very thin, dark-green leaves that are covered in short, sticky hairs.The leaves have a faint smell of liquorice when crushed. The flowering spikes bear a spray of beautiful, nodding, delicately-scented yellow and green flowers from September to Februar...
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  • Babiana hypogea

    Babiana hypogea

    Bobbejaanuintjie

    Babiana hypogea is a very hardy, deciduous bulb has attractive pleated leaves.  It bears beautiful, large mauve flowers with pale yellow markings in summer and autumn. The flowers are sweetly scented and borne at ground level. The flowers attract insects to the garden. This unusual bulb is sel...
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  • Boophane disticha

    Boophane disticha

    Gifbol, Fan-leaved Boophone, Leshoma, Incumbe, Incotho, Ibhade

    Boophane disticha is a very, hardy, deciduous plant with a huge bulb.  In warm areas the bulb is held above the soil while in colder areas it is kept below ground level as a protection against frost. The grey-leaves are held in a twisted fan shape and are most attractive. (the species name dist...
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  • Bowiea volubilis

    Bowiea volubilis

    Bowiea, Knolklimop, iguleni, umgaqana

    Bowiea volubilis is a hardy, deciduous, bulbous plant that has two thin, strap-like leaves. It climbs by means of its large much-branched inflorescence, the branchlets of which grow downwards. Photosynthesis is also carried out by this flowering stem. It bears tiny greenish-white flowers along the ...
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  • Crinum bulbispermum

    Crinum bulbispermum

    Orange River Lily, Oranjerivierlelie, Umduze, Mototse

    Cranium bulbispermum is a very hardy, deciduous bulbous plant with robust, grey leaves that can grow up to 800mm long. It bears long stemmed, umbels of large, showy, lily-like, fragrant pink flowers with darker pink stripes from September. to December. Excellent for waterside planting or bog areas....
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