A South African registered no-nonsense variety of lavender that is tough, fragrant and flowers nearly all year round. Plant them in full sun with ample spacing for good air circulation between plants. Lavenders can thrive in pots but use a quality potting soil that drains well. Fertilise lavender from spring to autumn with a product such as Atlantic Bio Ocean or Vigorosa 5:1:5
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.
Strelitzia is a bold structural plant that is wind resistant and grows well in coastal gardens too. They typically flower in late winter or early spring. 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.
Plumeria are small tropical trees with highly fragrant flowers that bloom freely from spring to autumn. TAKE NOTE: all parts of the Frangipani are considered mildly toxic. This tree has been classified as having a non invasive root system.
With its striking golden foliage this versatile plant is a favourite for many. An ideal choice for either a low, clipped hedge or border or a tall growing screen. . This shrub provides great colour contrast in your beds and its blue flowers contrast perfectly with its yellow foliage
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.
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.
This easy-to-grow plant normally reaches a height of 1,5–2m in a garden setting and has a small non-invasive root system which makes it ideal for planting next to a pool or a boundary wall. Its compact conformation also makes it perfect for accent planting and containers; it’s an excellent bonsai tree and is great for hedges.
These truly ‘green’ succulents help fight air pollution in that it removes carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, acting like a carbon sponge.
1.5 - 4m H x 2m - 2.5m W
Tree Wisteria / Vanwykshout | Bolusanthus Speciosus
One of our most spectacular indigenous trees. After it loses its feathery, light green leaves for a short period in spring, it produces long sprays of mauve coloured pea-like flowers. The flowers bear a striking resemblance to wisteria flowers. It is slow growing and has a weeping shape. This deciduous tree has a non-invasive root system
This exquisite plant is every gardener's dream as it is easy to grow, fast growing and has a long display of blooms. From mid-spring to early winter expect waving wands dotted with dozens of flowers that create a butterfly banquet.
This exquisite plant is every gardener's dream as it is easy to grow, tough, fast growing and has a long display of blooms. Expect waving wands dotted with dozens of flowers that create a butterfly banquet from spring to late autumn. Fabulous for mass planting.
Delicate, petite blue flowers cover these grey-foliage plants for months on end. Heat and drought-tolerant once established, these tough little plants make fine ground covers and combine well in mixed baskets and containers.
A well-loved 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 a having a non invasive root system.
‘McConnell’s Blue‘ is the most widely grown rosemary. It bears small blue flowers in summer, and grows slowly but surely into a large bush. Prune and shape it regularly if you want a smaller, more compact shrub.
This prolific grower, lends itself to marvellous formal applications such as shaped balls, and clipped hedges. The silver-grey foliage makes a statement from afar and this plant should not be overlooked when planning a drought resistant garden.
A beautiful evergreen shrub, blooming almost all year round with a lovely display of fragrant flowers adorned with golden-yellow centres. Suitable as a hedge or informal screening plant, as they can be pruned into any shape. You can also grow them as a tree or standard plant by removing the lower branches.
A beautiful tree with grey-green leaves and an interesting shape. It is a useful screener and contrast tree. Hardy and drought resistant. Ideal for the small to medium garden. The wild olive has beautiful wood for furniture.
3-12m H x 5-10m W
Australian Brush-Cherry | Syzygium Paniculatum (Eugenia Myrtifolia)