These extremely popular houseplants is one of todays 'it' plants. They grace the pages of magazines and instagram. They prefer lots of bright filtered light and should be kept away from drafts. They grow outdoors in a sub-tropical climate and should therefore be kept indoors or on a protected patio in the Western Cape.
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.
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.
Snake plants, sometimes referred to as mother-in-law's-tongue, are some of the toughest plants you can find. Whether indoors, in your garden or on your balcony, these spiky beauties can put up with almost anything. .
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.
Rosa Iceberg Std
1.5-2m H x 60cm -1m W
Pincushion | Leucospermum Cordifolium x Patersonii 'Ayoba'
Tough little plants, mostly grown in annual beds, containers and hanging baskets in sunny, hot areas to provide quick and instant colour. They carry cheerful daisy-like flowers on slim stems. Excellent to use as companion plant in veggie gardens.
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.
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. It is slow growing and has a weeping shape.
This hardy tree is an exceptional option to clip into a topiary standard or ‘lollipop’. In 'wilder' garden settings it also works excellently as a screening hedge that can be tamed to any height desired. It can also grow into a dense shade tree.
This Cordyline is very suitable to the South-African garden as it is heat tolerant and water wise. For a splash of colour choose this evergreen perennial which is clump forming and boasts dazzling marroon leaves with hot pink margins.
This is a beautiful, clumping succulent with lavender-grey foliage with a pearlescent overlay. It is especially useful in containers or mixed with other succulents. Tubular pink blooms form on pink stems.