Boophone
Brunsvigia
Crinum
Bulbs of Southern Africa

Crinum is a large genus of over 100 species, most of which hail from the subtropical and
tropical regions of the world.  The South African species are extremely showy and
desirable.  While most are not very hardy, some can be grown as garden plants in suitable
climates.    Zone  8-10.   
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5905  Crinum americanum  -----  Not available this year
The only Crinum native to North America, this lovely species grows
in swampy areas in Florida and Texas.  Narrow white petals with pink stamens.


5900  Crinum  bulbispermum - Pink Form     ---- Each: $ 8.00
The large umbels support as many as 15-20 individual flowers,
each flower up to 4" in length.  The color is white to pale pink with
a deep pink stripe on the outside of each petal.  Grows 24-36" tall.


5910  Crinum  bulbispermum - White and Red Form ---- $ 8.50 FEW
Beautiful large glistening white flowers striped with red on the outside,
many flowers to an umbel.  A great garden plant that grows up to 36” tall.


5915  Crinum  buphanoides ---- Not available this year
A stunningly beautiful Crinum with pale pink flowers with narrow ribbon
like petals. This lovely Crinum needs somewhat dry conditions.  
      


5920  Crinum  delagoense  ---- Each: $ 8.00
White flowers that are flushed with pink, having a purple stripe
to the petal.   Grows 16-24” tall.  


5904  Crinum graminicola  --  Not available this yaer
NEW  --
This rare species comes from a restricted area in the eastern Cape province where
it grows in dry conditions.  Stunning flowers, pink striped with deep rose.



5940  Crinum  lugardiae   ---- Not available this year
A delightful Crinum that is small in stature, with white flowers
striped with deep rose on 10-12” stems.  Suitable for container culture.   
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AVAILABLE  

5950  Crinum  macowanii    ---- Each:  $ 8.00
Very large white to pale pink flowers with a crimson stripe to the petal on
stems that can grow  up to 48”.  Superb in a warm garden.  Loves moisture.


5905  Crinum moorei  ---  Each:  $ 8.50
From the Eastern Cape Province of  South Africa, with lovely
palest pink flowers.



5906  Crinum variablile  --  Not available this year
NEW  --  
This crinum is very rarely seen in cultivation.  It has strap shaped leaves and
umbels of lovely pale to deep pink flowers that are very strongly scented.

A genus of about 20 species that are mostly from Southern Africa.  
Included in this genus are some of the most magnificent of bulbs
with, in some cases, flowering umbels that can be as big as 24"
across!  The bulbs we offer are not yet mature.  They are suitable
for growing outdoors only in Zones 8-10;  otherwise, they should
be grown in a greenhouse, in a deep pot or greenhouse bed.  
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5840  Brunsvigia  bosmaniae  ---- Each: $ 6.50 /2 for $12.00        
Huge umbels of light to medium pink flowers on  16” stems.   Winter-growing.                      
Small bulbs.


5843  Brunsvigia  grandiflora  --  Each:  $ 8.50
NEW  -  
Large umbels with widely spaced flowers, growing to 80cm.  Leaves appear in late
summer.


5845  Brunsvigia  gregaria --- Each:  $ 6.00 small seedling bulbs
The large umbels are in shades of crimson to pink and are held on                                         
12” stems in late summer.  Winter-growing.  Small bulbs.                                                         



5850  Brunsvigia  josephinae   ---    Each:   $ 8.00/2 for $14.00         
A fully mature plant can have an umbel of dark pink flowers that can reach                           
24" in diameter!  However, these less mature bulbs are a few years away from that.


5851  Brunsvigia marginata  --  Not available yet
Stunning umbels of bright scarlet flowers 6-8" across (15-20cm)



5855 Brusnvigia minor (syn B. striata)  ----  Each:  $ 8.00
A smaller Brunsvigia that makes an excellent container plant. It can be brought
to bloom in five to six years (these seedling bulbs are four years old).



5870  Brunsvigia  orientalis ---- Each: $ 6.50/2 for $12.00   Small bulbs         
Enormous umbels of deep pink flowers on 18" stems.  Winter-growing.                                
Small bulbs.


5856  Brunsvigia radulosa  --  Each:  $ 9.50   Few available
A very rare Brunsvigia from the eqastern portion of the Cape Province
of South Africa, where it receives summer rain.  The large umbels are deep
scarlet.  
A small genus of bulbs that is usually found in the summer rainfall regions of South Africa.  The
flower is in the form of a dense umbel composed of many star-shaped flowers, and the leaves of
Boophones are also highly ornamental, being extremely glaucous and emerging from the bulb in a
beautiful spreading fan.  The bulbs offered here are immature.
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5800  Boophone  disticha  ---- Each: $ 8.50; 2 for $14.00   
The fan-like arrangement of wavy-edged glaucous leaves makes a                        
very dramatic and exotic statement.  The flowering umbels are variable shades of
pink and red. Small bulbs.

5805  Boophone haemanthoides  ----  Each:  $ 8.50; 2 for $14.00
A stunning bulb, with a huge fan of wavy leaves and umbels of cream
flowers tipped with red.  Very rare.  Small bulbs
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