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
Like a tiny petunia on steroids this fast growing sprawling perennial is a great choice for pots, hanging baskets and ground covering. They require full sun, watering when the soil feels dry and regular feeding and then they will give back by flowering all year long.
Known for its fragrant smell during Spring, this versatile Jasmine makes a beautiful vine for trellis, fence or wall cover. It looks great all year round and is particularly stunning during late spring when masses of flowers cover the plant for 5 - 6 weeks. It is also often used as a groundcover in large landscapes.
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.
A popular and exquisite jasmine that will provide your garden with the first breath of spring. A fast-growing evergreen creeper which will develop into a dense bush covered in clusters of pink buds, opening to white flowers that are extremely fragrant.
A low growing indigenous, evergreen shrub with stunning daisy-like flowers that vary in colour, with unique petal shapes and unusual patterns. They look stunning in rockeries, flower beds and hanging baskets. Often seen in flower arrangements.
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.
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
An evergreen perennial with hairy white stems, grey-green leaves and velvet-like purple flower spikes. It is a decorative and aromatic shrub that is tough and wind resistant. It blooms through summer reaching peak flowering in early autumn.
This agapanthus has near black (very dark purple blue) flower buds that burst into large flower heads in spring. They have a unique colour and form and add a touch of drama to your garden throughout the warmer months. Mature plants have multiple flower stems which make a great cut flower with an excellent vase life of 12 to 14 days.
The iconic white Iceberg rose is well-known to most and a good rose choice for the beginner gardener. This floribunda rose flowers very willingly and is often planted en-mass (accompanied by lavenders) or in pots.
Scaevola is an ideal choice for window boxes, hanging baskets or tall containers where it's trailing form can flow over the container's edge. A sun-loving, heat-tolerant annual that produces a non stop show of blue, pink or white flowers.
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.