African Flowers Varieties


African Flowers Collection

1. African Daisy
(Gerbera jamesonii)
Family of Compositae

Charming cut flowers


Indoor house plant and
out door potted flowers


Love sunny and half shadow
Blooming from late spring
to late summer


Suitable for a balcony or a
terraced back yard


Commonly seen in Asia

African Daisy in dark pink
Gerbera jamesonii in medium pink
African flower in soft pink
Two sweet pink Daisy flower in bloom
Daisy Gerbera in peach
Indoor cut flower in pink
Purple pink Gerbera jamesonii
Lovely African daisy in orange


2. African Lilies
(Agapanthus)
Belongs to Agapanthaceae family
Outdoor cut flowers
Clusters of lily a-like flowers
Love a sunny place
Blooming in summer
Great for any flowers borders


Blue Agapanthus aficanus
Perennial plants under
frost free condition.

Agapanthus aficanus is blooming gracefullyBlues

Agapanthus campanulatus
Purplish blue
Perennials without frost

Purplish blue African perennials flower

Agapanthus Headbourne hybrid
Perennial plant
Required slight winter protection
With smaller strip form of green leaves

The stem is about 75 cm in length
Blue trumpet shape of flowers
about 5cm in length

Love sunny place and a warm position

Happy with any type of soil,
but not too wet

Small trumpet flowers from Africa

Agapanthus orientalis 'albifloris'
Pure white clusters of flowers

Agapanthus orientalis 'albifloris' in a big cluster


3. African Violets
(Saintpaulia)
Family of Gesneriaceae
Kaaps viooltje in Dutch
Flowers in various colours
Commonly appeared in pink,
purplish, white, or both

There are plain, half filled and full filed blossoms. Some with fancy petals too.

Indoor house plant
Everlasting evergreens
Love 15 to 17 °C growing temperature

Perfect for office gardening
Love plenty of light

African Violets with creamy white and soft purple

Full filed blue blossoms with
white edge fancy petals

Five dark and soft purple petals warm feeling blossoms

Five plain deep purple petals

African flowers almost fully filled with dark purple colour

Whole flower in pure violet blue

A few plain brilliant violets from Africa

Five medium blue petals

Plain blue wide opened African blossoms

White with purple fringe petals

Special type of African flowers

Pure purple

African Violets in pure reddish purple

A cluster of pure white
African Violets

Decorative flowers great for office display

White with purplish tinted petals

Cheerful purple white indoor flowers  in full bloom


More African Flowers

4. Gazania Flower
Afrikaanse Gazannia in Dutch
Belongs to Compositae family

Annual flowers in the cold location
Excellent golden yellow colours
with brownish red strips

Warm weather drought-tolerant plant

Butterfly beloved
Can grow in containers

Suitable for a terraced backyard,
and window balcony

Flower open widely under full sun,
and flowers will close its petals in the evening

Blooming continuously from mid-summer to early autumn



5. Marigold
(Tagetes)
Afrikaantje in Ducth
Belongs to Compositae family

Love every type of soil
Preferred a sunny location in your garden

Plant height is from 15-90cm

Flowering from June to October

Remove spent flowers can prolong the blooming time

It can be used as a ground cover
Great for borders and containers

Tagetes-erecta is originally from North Africa

Tagetes-erecta

Warm weather cheerful container blossoms

Tagetes-erecta 'Gold-galore'

Tagetes-erecta in different form

Tagetes-erecta 'Orange Jubilee'
Grote afrikaan in Dutch

A Tagetes-erecta in full bloom

Tagetes-patuda 'Rusty Red'

African marigold in yellow and red highlight

Tagetes-patula 'Naughty-Marietta'

African Flower with a red heart

French Marigold
(Ursinia)
South African plant

It is cultivated from  T. erecta and T. patuda


Annual in a cold location;
perennials in a warm place

Flowers in orange and red highlights
from late spring

Love full sun
Best for rock gardens
Great for containers and borders

Ursinia flowers are blooming joyfully


6. Ornithogalum-thyrsoides
Bulb plant
Annuals in the cold location
Original from South Africa

Long steam white flowers in star form

Sensitive to cold
Love a shelter
Summer bloomer
Love rich ground

If plant in pots it will flower earlier

Blossoms appearing in a few years time

Suitable for a patient grower

Pretty white and attractive everlasting flowers from south Africa


7. Sauromatum-venosum
Dark brown elegant looking flower

Blooming under high temperature with an unusual odor

Dislike heavy wind
Can also be grown in water
Blooming in the second year




An elegant designed flower from Africa

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