These beautiful little bulbs are perfect for the warmer climate where many bulbs will only last the one season. These were given to me by a lovely man I met at a Garden Club many years ago. Just as some pets are said to resemble their owners this lovely little round man was known affectionately to all and sundry as the teapot man.
He definitely did have an affinity with his namesakes because he collected teapots and judged teapot competitions. He was a generous soul, always willing to share his knowledge and his plants. If you admired something in his garden you would most times find yourself with a package as you left containing the the treasures.
It was in such a way that I gained my first Babiana bulbs. You're not forgotten Bob Wilmott.