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.
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
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.
Salvia Leucantha, an evergreen perennial, features fuzzy white stems, grey-green leaves, and velvet-like purple flower spikes. This tough and wind-resistant shrub blooms in late summer, reaching its peak beauty in early autumn.
For optimal growth, plant it in well-drained soil with full to partial sun. Ensure proper spacing and enrich the soil with organic compost.
To care for Salvia Leucantha, water regularly without over-soaking the soil, apply balanced fertilizer in spring, and prune in late winter. Adding mulch around the base conserves moisture and reduces weed growth.
This low-maintenance beauty is perfect for effortless landscaping.
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.
Duranta 'Nonna's Gold'
3m H x
Semi-Shade / Sun
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.
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.
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.
A late season pomegranate with orange-red flowers. The fruit has a red to purple skin. This variety is popular for making pomegranate juice. Wonderful is a fast grower, produces an abundance of fruit, is drought resistant and mostly pest free.
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.
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.
6m H x 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 renowned Floribunda rose variety is celebrated for its profusion of pristine white blooms. It's remarkably low-maintenance, making it an ideal choice for gardeners of all levels. If you notice yellowing leaves, a simple feeding with Vigorosa can rejuvenate its vitality. For consistent flushes of flowers, consider pruning in mid-July and mid-January.
In terms of care, this resilient beauty thrives in a well-drained soil location with full sun. Regular deadheading (removing spent flowers) can encourage continuous blooming.
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.
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.
Hardy, evergreen and deciduous with large showy flowers that fade from yellow to pink with a deep pink centre. Social butterfly is perfect to add a bit of glitz and glam to your garden. The ‘Hollywood collection’ was bred to provide an excess of blooms. Flowers all summer long. Great in containers.
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.
Happy Hour is full with an upright and mounded habit and large semi-double blooms in vivid colours with excellent performance. Happy Hour is bred to bloom under reduced daylengths, will therefore bloom two weeks earlier than other varieties. Drought and heat tolerant and excellent for edging and works well in containers.
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.
This vigorous deciduous climber, with spectacular clusters of violet-blue or white flowers, is perfect for training over a sunny wall or left to hang from a sturdy pergola or arch. They can look equally beautiful when left to informally ramble through well-established trees and shrubs. Requires a sturdy structure to climb on as the mature plant gets heavy.