Renowned for its delightful spring fragrance, this versatile vine enhances the beauty of trellises, fences, or walls.
Its year-round charm culminates in late spring when the plant bursts into a profusion of blossoms that adorn it for 5 to 6 weeks.
In expansive landscapes, it is often utilized as ground cover, excelling equally as a topiary specimen or an elegant hedge. To ensure optimal growth, plant it in well-drained soil enriched with compost.
This 'best-seller' shrub is your answer when you need a tall growing evergreen screen or hedge and you need it quickly.
It boasts impressive growth, reaching 30-60cm in height annually under optimal conditions and showcases fragrant funnel-shaped white flowers in early summer. It adapts well to various settings, whether as a small tree, in a spacious pot by your pool, or as a reliable screen. It demands minimal upkeep and remains trouble-free. While it isn't highly drought-resistant, it thrives with moderate watering once it's established
A versatile semi-climber that can reach up to 3m in height or transform into a compact, tidy hedge when pruned. Its fragrant, white flowers with delicate pink undersides grace your garden from September to January.
Notably, this jasmine variety is indigenous, promoting biodiversity, and its exquisite fragrance makes it a delightful choice for attracting pollinators and enhancing your garden's sensory experience.
Duranta nonas gold is a favorite among many garden enthusiasts, known for its captivating golden foliage. This versatile shrub is a top choice whether you're looking to create a low, clipped hedge or border, or you need a tall growing screen for added privacy.
Its stunning golden leaves offer a striking contrast in your garden beds, and the occasional appearance of blue flowers in spring and summer complements its yellow foliage beautifully.
A very popular tree due to its versatility to withstand the harsh conditions of the urban environment. It is indigenous, evergreen and fast growing and makes an excellent choice for screening off neighbours to create instant privacy in the garden. Creamy white, sweet scented flowers from August to December. Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Indigenous.
Known as Spekboom, this easy-to-grow indigenous plant typically reaches heights of 2 meters in garden settings. Its small, non-invasive root system makes it perfect for poolside or boundary planting. With its compact structure, it's an excellent choice for accent planting, bonsai enthusiasts, and hedges, and it readily accepts regular pruning. These truly 'green' succulents play a vital role in combating air pollution by acting as carbon sponges, effectively removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.
1.5 - 4m H x 2m - 2.5m W
Australian Brush-Cherry | Syzygium Paniculatum (Eugenia Myrtifolia)
Popular! Excellent plant for topiaries, hedging and screening. Makes a strong trimmed hedge. A fast grower. Untrimmed, an excellent boundary wind break. Lush and fast growing. Creamy-white flowers early summer followed by small, dark pink to red edible berries that will attract birds to the garden. Can grow in narrow areas between buildings due to its ability to adapt to light changing conditions. Has a shallow root system.
This compact thick evergreen shrub is widely used in landscaping and is ideal for hedging. It will probably create the densest hedge you will be able to grow and it is widely used in maze gardens. Prune regularly to keep shape and for compact growth. It grows on the slow side.
Highly recommended for its prolific growth, Salt Bush (Rhagodia Hastata) lends itself beautifully to marvelous formal applications, including crafting shaped balls and clipped hedges.
When planting, choose a well-drained soil location with full to partial sun exposure for optimal results. Its fantastic silvery-grey foliage not only adds its own allure but also showcases the colors of the plants planted around it, creating a visually stunning landscape.
An evergreen conifer with densely packed foliage. It is a fast grower and often used as Christmas trees or to form wind breaks or screens in the garden. Plant 1 m apart for hedging purposes. A fast grower.
The 'Grande' version of the spekboom has slightly larger leaves than the rest of its family. This versatile plant is considered by many to be a miracle plant and is highly regarded for its ability to fight climate change. This plant acts like a carbon sponge and statistics indicate that a spekboom thicket is 10 times more effective per hectare in carbon fighting than any rainforest.
For care, provide well-drained soil and ample sunlight. Water sparingly, as it's drought-resistant. Occasional pruning helps maintain its shape and promote branching.
This proudly indigenous plant is also commonly known as the "Natal Plum"or large"num-num". An extremely easy-to-grow, thorny shrub often used for hedges. It produces shiny, deep green leaves and perfumy,snowy white flowers in summer. The ornamental plump, round, crimson fruit appears in summer and autumn at the same time as the blooms.
A popular indigenous, evergreen choice for coastal areas.
Low maintenance and easy to grow. Plant 1m apart to form impenetrable hedge.
Can be mass-planted as a ground cover or used as a single accent plant. A graceful plant with long narrow arching leaves. It bears masses of beautiful lemon-yellow flowers with black-brown markings from August to February. Fast-growing and low maintenance.
Clusters of flowers cover this popular vine-like shrub for many months of the year. Often used for covering garden banks but can be trimmed beautifully for use in pots. Flowering mainly from November to May. Indigenous.
A beautiful tall growing indigenous shrub with slender, rather loosely spreading branches, that flowers profusely. Pruning encourages bushy growth. This fast growing, water wise shrub can also be used to create a hedge. Flowers mainly in Spring. Does well in patio pots.
Excellent used as a windbreak or hedge. Can be cut to any size. Indigenous.A strikingly attractive and hardy drought resistant tree, with an uncommon silvery-blue appearance that contrasts beautifully with surrounding, darker green foliage. Well suited to harsh coastal conditions. It has a non invasive root system and can be used close to walls. Easily trained as a shrub or screening plant that can provide privacy in a short space of time due to its fast growing rate.
Prune off the lower branches to form a shade tree; and if space is limited, grow it in a large pot.
Reaching a height of 5m+ with a non-aggressive root system, the Kei-apple is an extremely versatile all-rounder that lends itself to many applications: it can planted on its own, in a border or as a screen. It can be pruned to create a compact neat shape which makes it ideal for confined areas, container planting or as a bonsai. The evergreen foliage is dense and the branches have thorns which make it a good choice for a security hedge
Birds such as the louries and the black-eyed bulbuls love the unusual fruit of a Dovyalis caffra.
This evergreen shrub resembles rosemary but lacks its fragrance and culinary value. It excels in coastal gardens, withstanding salt spray admirably. It thrives in sandy, well-drained soil and becomes relatively drought-tolerant once established, requiring less water than other plants. Additionally, it responds well to pruning, allowing you to shape it into beautifully pruned balls, hedges, or lollipop standards. During spring and summer, it adorns itself with dainty white or blue flowers.
Highly recommended as a fast growing hedge plant, this scrambling shrub is also often used as a framework plant in flower beds. Expect a lively concert from honey bees and birds as they come to feast on the nectar.
The dense growth of this plant ensures that they make excellent wind breakers and large screening shrubs. They make a beautiful clipped hedge and can be planted in a container and shaped. Great for bonsai enthusiasts. Slightly larger leaves than other Searsia (Rhus) Crenata. Indigenous.
Highly recommended as a fast growing hedge plant, this scrambling shrub is also often used as a framework plant in flower beds. Flowering peaks in autumn and spring. Expect a lively concert from honey bees and birds as they come to feast on the nectar. This fast growing, evergreen, wind resistant plant will tolerate long periods of drought once established.