- Bulbs are hungry. Feed them regularly.
- Don't overwater bulbs that are planted in your garden, this can cause rotting.
- Water more regularly if you planted your bulbs in pots.
- Add mulch around your bulbs to prevent weed growth.
- Keep the leaves on the plant until they naturally turn yellow or brown and fall to the ground.
- Dig them up and store them in a breathable container such as a paper envelope in a dark and dry place.
The SA Bulb Company
Bulb export company and retail nursery offering a wide range of irises, pelargoniums and many other interesting specimens.
Hadeco has grown from humble beginnings to become one of the largest organisations of its kind in the world and South Africa's leading bulb flower producer. This has been achieved through a relentless pursuit of quality and a constant search for new and interesting bulb varieties for both gardens and the cut flower trade. Hadeco is also the single largest supplier of cut flowers to the Johannesburg flower market. Hadeco offers over 200 bulb varieties in Southern Africa. Through ongoing research and field trials, they ensure that South African gardeners are offered a constantly growing choice of new bulb varieties that are suited to our diverse climate. Hadeco is also committed to bringing our indigenous treasures to the gardening public.
Located at the foot of the Amatola Mountains near Stutterheim in the Eastern Cape, South Africa, the Shire Wild Bulb Nursery lies on the edge of the indigenous afro-montane forest. Our focus is on indigenous bulbs of the Eastern Cape region, but we also grow a number of winter rainfall species from the Western Cape. The Shire eco-lodge, whose chalets rest 2 steps from the forest edge, is an ideal getaway destination to explore the Mountain grasslands and their wealth of wildflowers. Guided day tours can be arranged where you will be taken to our favourite spots.
Welcome to the world of South African wild bulbs and flowers. Specialising in bulbs, seeds from our small nursery in Napier and Botanical Tours of South Africa.
Cape Seed and Bulbs
Cape Seed and Bulbs is a prize-winning nursery in Stellenbosch, near Cape Town, South Africa. The nursery is run by Jim Holmes. They specialise in propagating indigenous South African plants and rare plants from all over the world. They are famous for their yellow Clivias, South African Bulbs and unique hybrids. Jim Holmes grows and propagates unusual African plants and bulbs, including numerous Oxalis species, a list is sent on request.
Linus's Indigenous Bulbs
I'm a specialist Summer rainfall Bulb grower. I specialise in grassland and rarer species of bulbs and other plants.
Suppliers of indigenous South African seed Please note that seeds are sold in quantities of 100 seeds (the price on the website is for 100 seeds). Bulbs and live plants are priced per plant. Rare seeds are priced as in their product description. For all of us here at Lifestyle Seeds, Indigenous South African plants and seeds are our passion. We go to great lengths to be able to offer you a large variety of freshly picked seeds, and good quality plants and bulbs. Our seeds are checked and counted by hand to make sure you get only the best quality and to ensure that you get maximum results. We also offer rare plants and seeds, caudex plants and caudiciform plants. We always try to work with Mother Nature and make sure that we do not damage plants, insects or animals. We try to run our office and business as eco-friendly as possible and we have planted more than 400 indigenous trees on our premises during the last year. Of course we will keep on planting more! Our hot water is generated by solar panels while we use Power Saints and energy saver light bulbs to decrease our electricity usage.