This South African lavender variety is known for its resilience, delightful fragrance, and nearly year-round blooming. To cultivate its best performance, plant in full sun, allowing adequate spacing for proper air circulation between the plants.
While Lavenders can thrive in pots, ensure you use high-quality, well-draining potting soil. For optimal growth, consider fertilizing from spring to autumn with products like Atlantic Bio Ocean or Vigorosa 5:1:5.
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.
45cm H x 30cm W
Sun to Semi-Shade
Butterfly Lavender | Lavandula Pedunculata 'The Princess Lavender'
A stunning and tidy Lavender variety with vibrant pink blooms that emit a lovely fragrance throughout an extended blooming season. Ideal for containers, edging your herb garden, or creating an enchanting low hedge, it becomes a drought-tolerant star once it takes root, demanding minimal watering and thriving in well-draining soil.
Frangipani’s are small tropical trees with highly fragrant flowers that bloom freely from spring to autumn. Various colours are available. This spectacular deciduous tree handles wind and coastal conditions. They grow well in pots. This tree has been classified as having a non invasive root system. All parts of the Frangipani are considered mildly toxic.
Fantastic for making barbecue skewers - just thread meat or veg on the stems. Rosemary is a woody perennial herb with aromatic needle-like leaves. Perfect choice for a fragrant low hedge or planted in a container. Bright blue flowers in late winter or spring. Attractive and drought-tolerant. Many culinary and medicinal uses.
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.
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.
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.
1m W x 1m H
Sun to Semi-Shade
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.
The flower can be described as a purple fairy with white wings. Lavender is a wonderful and fragrant addition to your garden. Flowers from mid spring until early summer. Plant where there is good air circulation and well drained soil.
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.
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.
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 compact and hardy lavender with mauve-lilac, butterfly-like petals on silver green aromatic foliage. Flowers from mid spring to early summer. Plant where there is good air circulation and well drained soil. A wonderful and fragrant addition to your garden.
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.
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.
Snake plants, sometimes referred to as mother-in-law's-tongue, are some of the toughest plants you can find. They are one of the best plants to clean indoor air, especially for people with allergies. Whether indoors, in your garden or on your balcony, these spiky beauties lends themselves to being grouped with other plants for striking contrast.
A South African indigenous treasure. A low-maintenance, drought-tolerant plant that's perfect for mass planting and containers. Plant it in well-draining soil, provide ample sunlight, and water moderately for stunning results. Pair with fragrant lavender, vibrant salvia, or lively orange zinnias for a vibrant garden display.
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.
Black 'n Bloom Salvia is tough as nails, it thrives in heat, drought and humidity. Very easy to grow, requiring very little attention. With its desirable deep blue color against a black stem this Salvia will be a true focal point in any garden. The foliage will exude a soft anise scent when bruised. Attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.
These enchanting blooms display lovely flowers that gracefully fade from light pink at the tips to white in the center. They bring a touch of wonder to any landscape and are perfect for pots, borders, and garden beds. This low-maintenance and drought-tolerant beauty is ideal for mass planting and containers. Once established, it thrives with minimal care. Be sure to prune it back after flowering for continuous blooms and a garden display filled with magic.
These cheerful beauties bring a delightful charm to any landscape. With a compact growth habit, they're perfect for pots, borders, and garden beds. This flowering gem is low-maintenance and drought-tolerant, thriving in various settings. Plant it in well-draining soil for the best results. Pair it gracefully with the deep blues of salvia and the delicate elegance of white alyssum for a stunning garden arrangement.
A popular and award-winning succulent shrub with glossy, rounded, fleshy green leaves adorned with golden yellow tips and red edges. Clusters of small white to pale pink flowers bloom from fall to spring. As it ages, the stout grey trunk and limbs become massive and thick.