Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum thyrsoides) is a plant species that is endemic to the Cape Province in South Africa.

Ornithogalum - Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum thyrsoides) is a plant species that is endemic to the Cape Province in South Africa.

Blood Liliy ...Day Lilies. These are really cool. Never seen these before.

Blood Lily - Scadoxus Puniceus Magnificus This grand amaryllis type plant found flowering underneath the corner of a local house has caused a great deal of effort and research.

Sunbirds can't resist the nectar of leonotis leonurus (wild dagga, lion's tail), a South African plant that flowers in winter

Sunbirds can't resist the nectar of leonotis leonurus (wild dagga, lion's tail), a South African plant that flowers in winter

Watsonias -- This would be really pretty in the front yard. I like it in back of the hedge. Watsonias are a bulb that grows well where I live.

April and May - Watsonia borbonica. These easy-to-grow bulb plants are one of South Africa's best gifts to Bay Area gardeners

Moraea Tulbaghensis (Cape tulip, peacock iris). South African bulb. USDA zones 9-10.

Moraea Tulbaghensis (Cape tulip, peacock iris). South African bulb. USDA zones 9-10.

Geissorhiza radians -- indigenous to South Africa -- common name "kelkiewyn" or cup of wine

Nice for cutflower part of garden. Geissorhiza radians -- indigenous to South Africa -- common name "kelkiewyn" or cup of wine

~Snow Queen Protea; Protea is both the botanical name and the English common…

Protea is both the botanical name and the English common name of a genus of South African flowering plants, sometimes also called sugarbushes.

Freesia alba - another fragrant white flower for my moon garden.

Freesia -a plant that produces underground buds. Freesia alba is found growing in sandy or stony soils amongst dune scrub or at forest edges, usually in light shade, also in damp places near water, mainly along the coast, from Hermanus to Plettenberg Bay.

Hypoestes aristata --Ribbon Bush --From South Africa, flowers in fall.

Hypoestes aristata --Ribbon Bush --From South Africa, flowers in fall.

False Buchanan. Fynbos. Confetti bush

Connect to your food and the rhythm of nature in a new, fresh and wild way by growing these 12 indigenous flowers and plants

Magic Lily Naked Ladies Resurrection Lily (amaryllis belladonna): Native to South Africa.

Magic Lily Naked Ladies Resurrection Lily (amaryllis belladonna): Native to South Africa.

Orbea Variegata - Indigenous South African Succulent - 5 Seeds

Succulent Seeds - Seeds for Africa offer the most diverse online range of Indigenous and Exotic plant seeds in South Africa as well as a large range of growing aids .

To celebrate National Heritage Day, here’s a collection of some of South Africa’s most fabulous indigenous flowers…as seen at the Sunday Tribune Garden Show in Pietermaritzburg this past weekend. All photographs by Lorraine Scholfield (thank you!). Strelizia Regina The Strelitzia Reginae is a monocotyledonous flowering plant, commonly called Strelitzia, Crane Flower or Bird of Paradise. Arum [...]

Indigenous Flowers of South Africa - SAPeople - Your Worldwide South African Community

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