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These are plants from tropical areas with unusual flowers. They are suitable as indoor plant. 


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Carrion Flower (Stapelia hirsuta)

Carrion Flower (Stapelia hirsuta)

A species with beautiful dark red flowers, which in nature are pollinated by flies.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Bell Stapelia (Stapelia leendertziae)

Bell Stapelia (Stapelia leendertziae)

An unusual carrion flower with bell shaped purple flowers of up to 12cm large. A rare species with populations in South Africa and Swaziland.

Aroena (Quaqua mammillaris)

Aroena (Quaqua mammillaris)

Rare species from Namibia with flowers of varying shades of red to black. The juicy stems are eaten in Namibia against thirst, hangovers or stomach ulcers.

€ 4,00
Australian Passionflower (Passiflora aurantia)

Australian Passionflower (Passiflora aurantia)

A Passionflower from Australia with a compact growth that grows well as an indoor plant. This species produces plenty of flowers, which colour gradually from yellow to red.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Bau Banana (Musa bauensis)

Bau Banana (Musa bauensis)

A very rare species that has been discovered in 2002 on Borneo. The purplish white inflorescence is followed by pale yellow bananas.

€ 5,00 p/5 seeds
Tree Passion Flower (Passiflora macrophylla)

Tree Passion Flower (Passiflora macrophylla)

A rare passion flower from the jungles of Ecuador that grows as a tree instead of a climber. The tropical tree can grow leaves up to 1 metre long! Can be kept in a pot.

€ 6,00
Woodland Passionflower (Passiflora morifolia)

Woodland Passionflower (Passiflora morifolia)

A small passionflower from the dryer forests of South America with white/purple flowers. Grows well as an indoor or container plant at a minimum of 0 degC.

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Decary's flamboyant (Delonix decaryi)

Decary's flamboyant (Delonix decaryi)

Rare species from southern Madagascar with a striking thickened trunk. The flowers are a colourful mix of white petals, a yellow spot and red stamens.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Hedgehog Lily (Massonia depressa)

Hedgehog Lily (Massonia depressa)

A peculiar plant from South Africa with two leaves and a spiky cluster of flowers in the center. The flowers are pollinated by rodents.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Velvet Bean (Mucuna pruriens)

Velvet Bean (Mucuna pruriens)

The seeds have an important role in Hindu medicine, and grow in pods with velvety soft hairs. It is a tropical climbing plant that also grows well as an annual plant.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Velvet Bean (Mucuna sempervirens)

Velvet Bean (Mucuna sempervirens)

The flower trusses with beautiful purple/yellow flowers grow directly from the stem and can be up to 35 cm big.

€ 4,00 p/2 seeds
Frangipani (Plumeria rubra)

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra)

The beautiful flowers spread a wonderful smell and have been used for perfumes for hundreds of years. It is a special plant for a sunny spot.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Yellow pitahaya (Hylocereus megalanthus)

Yellow pitahaya (Hylocereus megalanthus)

The yellow pitahaya or yellow dragonfruit is a delicious sweet fruit with a yellow peel and white pulp. Easy plant to take care of.

€ 3,00 p/10 seeds
Winged-stem Passionflower (Passiflora alata)

Winged-stem Passionflower (Passiflora alata)

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
Golden Fuchsia (Deppea splendens)

Golden Fuchsia (Deppea splendens)

A very rare species from southern Mexico, with beautiful flowers. The tropical species is extinct in nature, but was saved by a botanist. Suitable as indoor plant.

€ 6,00
Giant Carrion Flower (Stapelia grandiflora)

Giant Carrion Flower (Stapelia grandiflora)

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Injo Passionflower (Passiflora ambigua)

Injo Passionflower (Passiflora ambigua)

This species has even been grown by the Maya’s for their 5 cm large, orange-yellow edible fruits. The plants can still be found on old Maya temples.

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Jackal Food (Hydnora africana)

Jackal Food (Hydnora africana)

Bizarre, parasitic plant from South Africa which only appears above ground with its flowers. The flowers occur with sharp teeth in the video games of Super Mario, but aren’t...

€ 5,00 p/10 seeds
Calabash Nutmeg (Monodora myristica)

Calabash Nutmeg (Monodora myristica)

The peculiar flowers are spotted red and yellow, and resemble the flowers of an orchid. This species originates in Africa and is very rare.

€ 8,00 p/5 seeds
Black Hamburger Bean (Mucuna holtonii)

Black Hamburger Bean (Mucuna holtonii)

A tropical climber with creamy white flowers that hang from long stems, and are pollinated by bats. The seeds can float and are dispersed by the ocean all over the world.

€ 4,00 p/2 seeds
Corkscrew Vine (Cochliasanthus caracalla)

Corkscrew Vine (Cochliasanthus caracalla)

A tropical vine with unusual asymmetric curled flowers that produce a good fragrance. Minimum temperature of 10 degC.  

€ 6,00 p/5 seeds
Elephant Yam (Amorphophallus paeoniifolius)

Elephant Yam (Amorphophallus paeoniifolius)

Overwhelmingly beautiful flower that looks like the famous giant arum in botanical gardens, but can easily be grown.

€ 6,00 p/5 seeds
Hamburger Bean (Mucuna sloanei)

Hamburger Bean (Mucuna sloanei)

The seeds of this climbing plant have a hard seed wall, to protect them on their journey overseas. The decorative seeds are often used for jewelry.

€ 3,50 p/3 seeds
Passionflower (Passiflora capsularis)

Passionflower (Passiflora capsularis)

A small passionflower white flowers and red, ribbed fruits that burst open upon ripening. Can be grown as an indoor or container plant.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Persian Carpet Flower (Edithcolea grandis)

Persian Carpet Flower (Edithcolea grandis)

The individual flowers of this species resemble the pattern of a Persian carpet. It is an easy plant that can tolerate drought well.

€ 4,00 p/5 seeds
Zulu Giant (Stapelia gigantea)

Zulu Giant (Stapelia gigantea)

This carrion flower produces yellow-red flowers of up to 40cm large: the largest of all Stapelia flowers! An easy succulent for a sunny spot.

€ 4,00
Giant Granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis)

Giant Granadilla (Passiflora quadrangularis)

The giant granadilla is the largest passionflower and can grow 15 meters per year. The flowers are quite large, reaching a diameter of around 10 cm. The sweet and edible fruits...

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Scarlet Banana (Musa coccinea)

Scarlet Banana (Musa coccinea)

The beautiful red bracts that surround the yellow flowers make this banana species a very decorative indoor plant. The small orange fruits are not edible.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Rouge de Réunion (Strongylodon siderospermum)

Rouge de Réunion (Strongylodon siderospermum)

An incredibly beautiful and rare tropical climbing plant from the Réunion island with up to 40 cm large flower clusters.

€ 5,00 p/seed
Pink Bauhinia (Bauhinia monandra)

Pink Bauhinia (Bauhinia monandra)

The pale pink flowers gave one yellow petal full of red-purple spots. A tropical plant from Madagascar with leaves in the shape of a butterfly.

€ 3,50 p/5 seeds
Saba Ling (Mucuna macrocarpa)

Saba Ling (Mucuna macrocarpa)

A rare climber from south-east Asia, with purple/yellow flower trusses, and seeds that are dispersed by water.

€ 4,00 p/seed
Victoria Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)

Victoria Water Lily (Victoria amazonica)

€ 10,00 p/5 seeds
Black Batflower (Tacca chantrieri)

Black Batflower (Tacca chantrieri)

The peculiar black flowers are associated with bats and grow on stems up to 70 cm. The plant is a suitable houseplant, reaching a height of around 1 meter.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Wercklea (Wercklea ferox)

Wercklea (Wercklea ferox)

A tropical plant from the rainforest of Costa Rica, with decorative leaves and yellow flowers that have the shape of a windmill.

€ 3,00 p/5 seeds
White Batflower (Tacca integrifolia)

White Batflower (Tacca integrifolia)

A tropical plant from Southeast Asia, which has peculiar white flowers that resemble the shape of a bat.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Desert Rose (Adenium obesum)

Desert Rose (Adenium obesum)

A striking appearance in the Sahel desert with a swollen trunk and graceful pink-white flowers. An easy potplant that can also be grown as a bonsai.

€ 3,50 p/10 seeds
Ylang-ylang (Cananga odorata)

Ylang-ylang (Cananga odorata)

The flowers emit a lovely scent in the evening, so this species is ideal as a houseplant. The species is especially known for its oil which is extracted from the flowers.

€ 4,00 p/10 seeds
Black Jade Vine (Mucuna nigricans)

Black Jade Vine (Mucuna nigricans)

Rare, spectacular climber plant from Eastern Asia. Black purple flowers grow in clusters of 30 cm. Plant is suitable for a subtropical or tropical climate.

€ 4,00 p/seed

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