The Kalanchoe Calandiva is an evergreen, bushy succulent plant with glossy green leaves. The flower buds are large and produce flowers, which bloom for almost six weeks long. Flowers range from white, red, purple, pink and orange.
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.
Snake plants, sometimes referred to as mother-in-law's-tongue, are some of the toughest plants you can find. They are one of the best plants to clean indoor air, especially for people with allergies. Whether indoors, in your garden or on your balcony, these spiky beauties lends themselves to being grouped with other plants for striking contrast.
These beauties are popular world-wide as indoor plants and very easy to care for. Well suited as potted plants as they don't grow very tall. They have a very distinctive look, with each new saucer-shaped leaf growing up and out from the crown of the plant. These saucer-shaped leaves can reach a diameter of 10cm.
This medium to large tree fern from Australia is single-stemmed, with a tall trunk and an umbrella-like crown of large fronds covered in prickly hairs. This fern does best in shady, wind protected areas.
This beguiling foliage plant will make a statement in any room. Audrey enjoys indirect light and moderate humidity; well suited to a home environment but be sure to keep away from heaters and cold draughts.
A compact, low maintenance choice that can be used both indoors and outdoors. Unlike other philodendron, this is not a climber, instead it grows in a mounded shape, often becoming wider than it is tall.
This stunning rubber plant grows sculptural deep-green leaves from a thin central trunk. The Rubber Plant is easy to care for and will be happy in any bright room and is sure to make a statement due to its height. *Toxic to cats and dogs
When grown indoors, the plants are normally pruned to keep them in the 1 - 2m range. This lovely variety of the weeping fig known as the Ficus Benjamina displays an architectural braided stem. An impressive plume of dark green glossy leaves giving a wonderful canopy effect. The Benjamina need a well lit position in the home or office to achieve best results.
This is a toughie. Hence its name, "cast iron plant". Tolerant for drought, shade and pests. This very attractive, opulent plant with dark green and shining leaves is also a wonderful indoor plant. Flowers are purple and will appear at ground level. Do not overwater and allow your plant to dry out completely between watering.
A popular and easy to grow houseplant with heart-shaped glossy leaves. You can pinch your plant back to help it branch out, keeping the plant bushy and full. Or you can train it or trail it from a hanging basket.
This Danielle is a graceful Weeping Fig with rich, dark green variegated leaves. It is perfect for a corner in the home or office. This simple, low maintenance houseplant will give you lovely, dense foliage and air-purifying, indoor greenery.
'Cwebe' is a more upright version of 'Sprengeri' with very graceful, upright, arching fronds with long needle-like leaves. The young fronds are a very attractive copper colour. This is the only cultivar that does not like sun and should be grown in light shade.
The tallest of the Yuccas, this one can grow into a large, upright shrub or small tree with sparsely branched trunks that thicken over time and resemble and elephant's foot. They make a dramatic landscape statement. Also widely grown in containers
A lovely, easy to care for houseplant with small, thick and shiny dark green leaves. Bears tiny goldfish-like flowers in red, orange or yellow. Plant in well-drained soil and keep in bright indirect light. Drought resistant.
The Dracaena Compacta is a striking indoor plant, distinguished by its tightly compacted leaves surrounding its green stem. Dracaena Compacta are slow growing and slow to change their height and shape. The more light the plant receives, the greater the frequency the plant should be watered, and the lower the light, the less the plant should be watered.
An extremely low maintenance plant ideal for indoors and popular for its architectural foliage. Has slightly more compact, but still upright, bladed foliage with striking contrasted foliage. A superb air purifier for indoor spaces..
These are robust, stocky plants. Perfect if you’re looking for a Sansevieria with all their easy-care qualities, but don’t have the space for one of the taller varieties. A superb air purifier for indoor spaces.
A lovely evergreen perennial with a clumping and forming habit. Setosa has stunning silver leaves, with a dark green herringbone pattern and purple undersides. Mostly grown as a houseplant, but they can also thrive in a container on a shady and warm patio.
The classic Victorian parlour fern or Boston fern, with a graceful and arching habit. New fronds are often yellow in color and turn a lush green. They require good, indirect light indoors and monthly feeding. This small but dense fern is a strong grower in moist soil.
This lovely indoor plant has velvety patterned ovate leaves which are light green with dark green stripes. The undersides of the leaves will suprise with a purple colour. Bears purple of white flowers.
A large plant with attractive foliage that can brighten any indoor spot. Striking sword-shaped leaves which are yellowish-green, with darker green striping and edges. "Song of Jamaica" is a dependable, easy-to-grow plant that needs only basic care to thrive.
Marginata are truly impressive as tall trees with multiple canes and hundreds of long, thin, green leaves, but they can also be used as a striking feature on your desk or table. The canes are often thick, twisted, and woody, making them a desirable “specimen” plant.
A good shade tree with shining leaves that are leathery in texture and a rich, deep green colour. Only suitable for very large, subtropical gardens, as its vigorous root system is very invasive. Also a good container plant for indoor or outdoor use.