Namaquanula bruynsii a little known localised
Amaryllid found in
various places on the Tiras
Mountains in South Western Namibia. The
respond almost immediately to late summer rains,
flower buds and flowering within about
2 weeks after a good rainstorm.
Penrock Specialist Flora concentrates on the
propagation of several
unusual and often rare
bulbous plants such as this species.
Namaquanula bruynsii bulbs often grow leaves
after the first good
late summer rains in seasons
when they do not flower. Late summer
and flowering is typical of several bulbous plants
genera that occur in often arid, summer
rainfall parts of South Africa
Nerine frithii is one of the most elegant of the
species. Bulbs are available
through Penrock Plants and seeds are
offered in February and March.
This plant was photographed in February 2006,
a year of exceptional
rainfall, growing in its
habitat near Lichtenburg in the North West
An afternoon thunderstorm over the veld in the
Nerine frithii habitat
east of Mafikeng in the
North West Province. The rich colours of
autumn grassland and the storm clouds above
exactly the symmetry of a
Pterodiscus ngamicus quite often has thick trunks which resemble miniature Baobab Trees. This plant photographed in sandveld near Lephalele, has well formed seeds at the base of its annual stems and flowers and buds higher up on the fresh growth.
P. ngamicus seeds are offered by Penrock Seeds and plants are listed on the Penrock Plant list. Some attractive specimen plants are offered from time to time by Penrock Specialist Flora.
SERVICES PROVIDED AND CONTACT DETAILS.
Seeds are sold retail in packets and wholesale in much larger
The number of seeds per packet varies and is usually about 5
in the case of rarer species and 10 – 20 or so in the case of more
readily available seeds. Some seeds of very rare plants or else where
is hardly ever available, is priced per seed.
Retail orders are suitable for the collector or hobbyist grower.
Seeds are sold wholesale in amounts of 50, 100, several hundred,
1000 or more. In the case of very rare seeds or those difficult
prices are usually for amounts ranging from 10 – 50.
Wholesale quantities are suitable for the nursery trade and
specialist bulk propagators of rare plants.
PROCEDURE FOR REQUESTING THE SEED LISTS.
Seed lists can only be emailed. Customers should request the retail seed list, clearly stating which country they are in and we do offer seed in wholesale quantities. Wholesale quotations are provided on request. Seeds are exported throughout the world.
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Cyphostemma segmentatum has some of the most ornamental
and unusual leaves amongst the Southern African Cyphostemma
species. They are a rich bluish green.
Seeds of this species and others are offered by Penrock Seeds.
Various species, including this one are offered from time to time
by Penrock Specialist Flora.
Pterodiscus ngamicus in flower in open sandy areas amongst
Ipomoea albivenia near Lephalele in Limpopo Province.
The species flowers prolifically during rare seasons
of high rainfall.
The tubular flowers of Pterodiscus ngamicus are particularly
striking. These were photographed in habitat near Lephalele,
Limpopo Province in a year of high rainfall.