A beautiful variegated variety that will add a blaze of colour to your garden in late autumn and winter. Great cut flowers. Suitable for gardens with well-draining soil. Or plant in a pot. Water regularly initially.
The dense growth of this plant ensures that they make excellent wind breakers and large screening shrubs. They make a beautiful clipped hedge and can be planted in a container and shaped. Great for bonsai enthusiasts.
Searsia (Rhus) Crenata Alex
3m H x 2m W
Sun to Semi-Shade
Semi- Water Smart
Conebush | Leucadendron Salignum x Laureolum 'Safari Sunset'
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
This prolific grower, lends itself to marvellous formal applications such as shaped balls, and clipped hedges. The silver-grey foliage makes a statement from afar and this plant should not be overlooked when planning a drought resistant garden.
A beautiful vigorous-growing bougainvillea with bright magenta coloured flower bracts. Suitable to cover patios and a dramatic groundcover for banks when allowed to ramble. Plant in well-draining soil.
This restio makes an attractive garden plant, and can be used for thatching. Elegia tectorum has an upright, symmetrical, tufted reed-like appearance with thin, dark green stems topped with dark brown flowers in slender compact spikes in autumn.
A dramatic container plant this single-stemmed dwarf agave forms a dense, symmetrical rosette with narrow, sharp tipped, dark green leaves. Unlike other agaves these are not armed with thorns around their edges (but be careful for the spiky tips!) Instead the leaves look as if it is exuding tangled white threads.
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
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.
The White Milkwood tree is one of your best options for a dense shade or screen or windbreak tree along the coastal areas, because it can withstand quite extreme weather conditions. If you need an instant large tree, you will have to look at investing in a big one as these trees are extremely slow growing!