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
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.
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.
These pretty tender perennials are often grown as container and edging plants, they can have bushy or trailing habits. The tiny five-petaled flowers bloom in lovely shades of blue, purple, rose, and white with some accented by white eyes. Their flowering time is autumn, spring and summer.
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.
‘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.
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.
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.
This vigorous deciduous climber, with clusters of violet-blue 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.
'Tuscan Blue' is a fragrant evergreen herb with upright needle-like branches and dark blue flowers. It is milder than other varieties and can be used fresh or dry. It is ideal to plant in full sun in a water-wise garden as a hedge or even in containers..
Black 'n Bloom Salvia is tough as nails, it thrives in heat, drought and humidity. Very easy to grow, requiring very little attention. With its desirable deep blue color against a black stem this Salvia will be a true focal point in any garden. The foliage will exude a soft anise scent when bruised. Attractive to bees, butterflies and hummingbirds.
A lovely little carnation with a mounded habit. I Love U displays a full range of colours from deep pink to soft rose, pink and white. Blooms are strongly fragrant and will attract bees, hummingbirds and butterflies to the garden. Low maintenance and can be grown outdoors as well as indoors.
Camellia's are the queen of winter. A beautiful evergreen and compact shrub with glossy, leathery dark green leaves. It bears large semi-double white flowers that fade to rose-pink from late winter until spring.
A neat, small, showy tree that might well have been designed for the modern townhouse garden. The pale bark contrasts beautifully with the dark, drooping leaves that smell of lavender when crushed. Small, scented flowers appear in late summer towards autumn.
This rose is one of the best garden whites, it is almost an immaculate white. These flowers are carried on straight stems and last extremely well on the bush or in the vase. A beautiful flower for white weddings. The bush grows vigorously and prolific.
This popular decorative plant is grown for its abundance of fragrant flowers in spring. The purple flowers soften to a lavender colour and finally fade to white. Fantastic when planted with azaleas, camellias and hydrangeas..
A new Plectranthus hybrid that flowers profusely from summer to autumn. Pink trumpet shaped flowers and velvet green pungent foliage makes a lovely plant for beds and containers. A strong and compact grower.
The forest elder is an attractive, moisture-loving, medium-sized tree. This tree will give you an abundance of white flowers in the grey winter months and is an excellent investment for a focal feature in a smaller garden. It has been classified as having a non invasive root system.