This perennial Gazania is native to the mountains of South Africa and produce large, daisy-like flowerheads in brilliant shades of yellow and orange, over a long period in summer. They are often planted as a drought-tolerant groundcover.
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.
Agapanthus Snowball is a compact dwarf variety. A profusion of pure white flowers on a dainty low growing plant, makes them perfect for mass planting. They will flower over a long period. Snowball will flower better in sun but will grow in shade too.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
A strikingly attractive and hardy drought resistant tree, with an uncommon silvery-blue appearance that contrasts beautifully with surrounding, darker green foliage. Well suited to harsh coastal conditions. It has a non invasive root system and can be used close to walls. Easily trained as a shrub or screening plant that can provide privacy in a short space of time due to its fast growing rate..