Indigenous Bulb Association of South Africa

Welcome to the website of IBSA!


It is hoped that you will find our website both informative and entertaining. We are passionate about our bulbs and it is hoped that this site will enthuse more people to grow bulbs with us. Please send any comments and suggestions about this website to the webmaster.

If you want to join us, please go to the "Join Us!" link in die upper right hand side corner of this screen to download the application form. Membership requests should be directed to our secretary.

'n Groot persentasie van ons binnelandse lede is Afrikaanssprekend, maar om praktiese redes word die inhoud van die webwerf net in Engels aangebied .

Visit the article section to download bulletins of the past number of years


  • To conserve our unique bulb heritage in habitat for future generations.
  • To establish an unique South African bulb growing culture rooted in an appreciation and passion for our natural species.
  • To broaden the interest of the South African public in our local bulbs.


  • We grow South African bulbs.
  • We conserve (and support efforts to conserve) South African bulbs.
  • We nurture a bulb growers network.


The early history of IBSA

The Link between Cultivation and Conservation of bulbs.


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