A quick-growing, magical, perennial shrub forming a lovely, rounded, dense bush. It has dark green, glossy leaves with intensely purple undersides and sprays of lavender flowers. Developed at Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden in South Africa. Indigenous. Flowers in autumn and spring. Morning sun is best. Ideal in pots or flower beds.
An evergreen perennial, this plant is widely cultivated for it’s dramatic, colourful flowers and structural shape. The beautiful orange, blue and white flowering display can be admired during May to December.
Strelitzia is a bold structural plant that is wind resistant and grows well in coastal gardens too. Provided that they are given lots of bright light with some direct sun they can be successfully grown indoors. Feed with compost in early spring before new growth begins and then fertilize during the growing season. Indigenous.
1.5m H x 1.5m W
White King Protea | Protea Cynaroides 'King White'
A medium sized shrub with reddish stems, holding large rounded green leaves and bearing huge dinner plate sized flowers. Unlike the species, which typically has pale silky pink flowers, this variety has flowers of pure white.
The "Fly Bush' is an indigenous, aromatic succulent herb. The leaves are grey-green, fairly hairy and sticky. Blooms with deep blue and purple flowerheads from Spring to Autumn. A hardy and versatile groundcover that spreads quickly, also very effective on steep slopes to prevent corrosion. Extremely suitable for coastal gardens. Very easy to grow and thrives in hot, sunny conditions/water-wise. Believed to be a snake, mosquito and fly-repellent, because of its strong, aromatic smell.
This lovely compact shrub flowers easily from late summer to spring. It's colour changes form orange to pink over this period making it a fantastic plant for gardens or containers. Ideal for low maintenance, low water use gardens.