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.
A clump-forming perennial with narrow leaves and large clusters of fragrant, violet flowers from midsummer to autumn. Very striking when mass-planted in your garden to create a colourful display. The leaves are edible and can be used as substitute for garlic and chives in cooking. It can be used as an edging plant, along a pathway and displayed in a rockery. Drought -resistant , low-maintenance and easy to grow.
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.
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.
Dietes grandiflora, known as the Wild Iris, is a standout choice, especially when planted in mass groupings. Its orchid-like flowers create a spectacular display throughout spring and summer, making it a garden favorite. For an even more stunning summer showcase, consider mixing it with Agapanthus.
Plant in well-drained soil with sun exposure, water regularly, and deadhead spent flowers for continuous blooming. It's a low-maintenance garden favorite.
One of the most beautiful indigenous trees. Tough enough to be used as a street tree and small enough to fit into a townhouse garden. When in flower at Christmas it looks like a giant candy floss, as the tree transforms into a cloud of soft pink balls. It is classified as having a non invasive root system.
This dwarf cultivar of Carissa macrocarpa is a popular groundcover which seldom grows more than knee height. It forms a dense mat of attractive, glossy emerald green foliage. Fragrant, starry white flowers and edible red fruit occasionally throught the year. Also looks great in a container. Due to its hardiness, drought-resistance and evergreen nature it is widely used in commercial landscapes, along road sides and in parking areas under trees. Indigenous.
Crowned, Plant of the Year, at the 2023 Chelsea Flower Show.
South African breeders, De Wet breeders, spent years crossing, combining, and recombining thousands of carefully selected agapanthus varieties to produce BLACKJACK. The most intensely colored Agapanthus on the market at the moment.
Inky black buds open to big intense black-purple striped flower heads in summer.
Two of the significant attributes of this beauty are its incredible colour and an extended flowering season.
BLACKJACK is vigorous in growth and flowering, disease resistant and stable - with no hidden flaws.
This undemanding perennial is heat and drought tolerant. This Agapanthus is ‘The One’
This perennial Gazania is native to the mountains of South Africa and produce large, daisy-like flowerheads in brilliant shades of yellow, white, red, pink and orange, in autumn, spring and summer. They are often planted as a drought-tolerant groundcover.
25cm H x 20cm 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.
Protea Cynaroides 'King White'
1.5m H x 1m W
African Daisy | Osteospermum 'Akila White Purple Eye'
A floral masterpiece that adds pure charm to your garden. This low-maintenance, drought-tolerant beauty is ideal for mass planting and containers. Plant it in well-draining soil, provide ample sunlight, and water moderately for breathtaking results. Pair it with companions like fragrant lavender, deep purple salvia, or delicate white alyssum to create a garden display that radiates timeless beauty.
This top-selling, hardy agapanthus variety boasts medium-sized, strap-like leaves and stunning umbels of sky-blue flowers. These blossoms grace long stalks and bloom from December to April, making them perfect for cut flower arrangements.
They thrive in well-drained soil with full sun to partial shade. Ensure regular watering to keep the soil consistently moist, especially during the growing season. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage further blooming, and consider dividing the plant every few years to maintain its vigor. This versatile beauty requires minimal maintenance.
An attention-grabbing evergreen that effortlessly brings a lush tropical ambiance to your garden. Notably, while its appearance is captivating, its aggressive root system requires mindful placement away from paths and structures.
Moreover, it's a versatile choice as it can thrive both outdoors and as an indoor plant. Indigenous and well-suited for coastal environments, this plant offers a touch of paradise to any garden.
Indigenous, neat, evergreen, decorative tree for medium-large sized gardens. It is a useful screener tree and provides contrast in the garden due to its grey-green foliage. Thrives in large pots and responds well to pruning. Hardy and drought resistant. Withstands coastal and windy conditions. The wild olive has beautiful wood for furniture making. Has many medicinal uses.
A popular indigenous garden plant with variegated leaves and pinkish-mauve flowers in summertime. Very useful to fill difficult hot corners in your garden, as it is drought-resistant, but will flourish with regular watering. A perfect groundcover to cover large areas and also excellent used as borders or edging. The leaves and flowers are edible, and can be used in salads and other dishes.
This versatile and visually appealing garden plant is also suitable for thatching. It boasts an upright, symmetrical, tufted reed-like appearance with slender dark green stems crowned with dark brown flowers in slender compact spikes during autumn. Notably, it is indigenous, contributing to the preservation of local ecosystems.
Summer Love' New Blue is a charming, low-growing Agapanthus variety that blooms early and continues to grace your garden with its fragrant, wispy, blue trumpet-shaped flowers throughout the entire summer. With its clump-forming strap-shaped leaves and robust stems, it's not only a delightful addition to your garden but also a potted favorite, thriving in full sunlight.
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.
This colourful crassula is a firm favourite as it sets your garden alight with its fleshy propeller-like leaves that mature from bright lime-green to bright red. Also very pretty in containers or hanging baskets.
Africa's tallest aloe, forming branches with orange spikes as flowers, forms an excellent focal point in any garden. Widely used for its architectural shape. Often used in office parks and commercial sites. Young trees do well in pots but ensure pot is sturdy and wide.
A striking and very popular ornamental tree that is tall, deciduous and fast growing with a distinctive greeny-yellow bark. It has sparse foliage that allows for sunlight to shine through which is perfect if you want other plants to grow underneath the tree.
A South African indigenous treasure. This low-maintenance, drought-tolerant plant is perfect for mass planting and containers. Plant in well-draining soil, provide ample sunlight, and water moderately for stunning results. Pair with yellow marigolds, blue lobelia, or pink petunias for a vibrant garden display.
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.