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 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.
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.
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.
Large-lobed, evergreen leaves add a tropical flair to any space. Philodendron Hope can be used as a solitary specimen, in lobbies, on patios or in the garden. An easy-care plant that filters toxins from the air when used indoors. Great in containers -indoors or outdoors. Plant in well drained soil.
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.
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.
A showstopper with its thick, round, smooth and curly foliage that is very suitable to be used in containers or in mixed beds. Heavenly fragrant flowers in spring and autumn. The orange blossom fragrance alone makes it an essential for a small to medium-sized garden. The flowers are also often seen in flower arrangements.
3m H x 2m 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 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’
Agapanthus 'Black Jack'
1m H x 40cm W
Sun to Semi-Shade
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.
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.
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.
This is a wonderful Salvia, compact and richly colored with vibrant, deep purple flowers. An abundant bloomer with a long flowering time. Makes a spectacular display when mass-planted in your garden. Can be used as container plant on patios, in borders and to add beautiful colour contrast to your garden. Low-maintenance and drought tolerant. Attracts bees, hummingbirds and butterflies to your garden.
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.
This charming Gaura boasts wispy flowers that resemble a fluttering cloud of dual-colored butterflies dancing in the breeze. With an upright and strong growth habit, this variety showcases exquisite ice cream pink blooms.
These delightful flowers are perfect for cut arrangements and work wonders for filling border gaps or connecting different plant groupings together. Enjoy their bloom show from mid-spring to early winter, and simply trim them back to the ground in late winter to anticipate the next enchanting flower explosion come spring."
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.
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.
Add foliage colour and interest,in beautiful shades of burgundy and purple,to your garden beds and pots with this easy to care for variety. A very neat and compact mounding groundcover with a spreading habit. It requires very little shaping and will give you months of pleasure as groundcover or spilling over mixed pots and baskets.
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.