Crinum macowanii is a hardy, deciduous, large bulbous plant with huge trumpet-like flowers, with a crimson line on the petals. It does very well in semi-shade.
Tulbaghia natalensis is normally found in rocky or marshy ground. In Spring it bears wonderfully fragrant flowers with creamy tepals and a greenish-yellow corolla in the centre which emits a spicy fragrance late afternoon.
Nerine filifolia is a floriferous summer-growing plant that produces delicate, bright pink flowers which bring a magnificent colourful display to your garden towards the end of the warm summer when not much else is flowering.
Dierama pendulum is an evergreen geophyte reaching up to 1,5 m. Its striking pendulous, bell-shaped blooms are borne on a long arching, branched inflorescence. It is one of the most well-known and desirable members of this group.
Brunsvigia radulosa is a beautiful bulb normally found on rocky outcrops and must not be overwatered. When in flower, it is spectacular.Once planted, it must not be disturbed.
Eucomis autumnalis is a very hardy, deciduous bulb with a rosette of attractive, broad, strap-like leaves. A spike of green flowers has a tuft of green bracts on top which gives the flower the look of a pineapple. It is best grown in full sun.
Haemanthus montanus is found in grassland and seasonal wetlands in the eastern regions of South Africa. Plant in a well-drained, loamy soil with plenty of light; this is not only a lovely species, but it is not a difficult one to grow.For the best effect, plant en masse.
It is quite a show to see Schizocarpus nervosus flower amongst the grasses where the white flowerheads protrude above the surrounding grasses. Even the dry flowerheads remain on the plant for quite some time.
Ipomea bolusiana has creeping stems with hairless leaves that sprout annually from an thick, tuberous rootstock. Plant in a well-drained soil and keep dry in winter. It also makes a nice pot plant.
Tulbaghia acutiloba blends in perfectly with short grasses and other perennials and is ideally suited for a Highveld garden. It flowers more than once in a season. Interplant with small grasses.