A popular evergreen garden solution for edging paths or underplanting around trees. During summer to autumn the foliage provides a perfect base to a profusion of violet-purple flowers held high on spikes. Undoubtedly one of the most stunning "ornamental grasses" in the world. This groundcover will crowd out weeds and can spread to fill in bare spots with no effort from you.
Popular due to its attractive foliage, drought tolerance and pest free nature this plant looks fantastic in hanging baskets or containers. The variegated leaves brighten up a shady area. The plant produces long, slender stems which carry white flowers and plantlets at the tip of the flowers. A single plant with its stems soon become a mother plant surrounded by its 'babies' and therefore the name 'hen and chickens'
Foxglove remains a favourite for shady gardens. These easy-to-grow beauties with their large purple-pink spikes of trumpet flowers, will provide striking colour and height to the flower border. The velvety flowers will also last long in a vase. The plants will bloom through summer if their spikes are regularly picked *Just be aware that the plant does contain the chemical digitalis and all parts of the plant is toxic if eaten.
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.
Camellia's are the queen of winter. A beautiful evergreen and compact shrub with glossy, leathery dark green leaves. Once established, this shrub will produce masses of beautiful flowers from late winter until spring.
'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.
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.
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 pair of these tightly rounded evergreen box spheres is excellent for flanking a set of steps, doorway or path. Alternatively use them singly to create stylish focal points on the patio. These are one of our recommended plants, they're perfect for positioning in these swanky planters in a partially shady site, where the glossy, green leaves provide all year foliage interest and structure.
Begonia Sprint Rose has a strong, compact mounded habit. Bears rose pink flowers on glossy green foliage. This abundant performer is ideal for containers, borders, mass planting in the garden and hanging baskets. Low maintenance and easy to grow.
Begonia Sprint Plus Red has a strong, compact mounded habit. Bears striking red flowers on glossy green foliage. This abundant performer is ideal for containers, borders, mass planting in the garden and hanging baskets. Low maintenance and easy to grow.
A low and fast-growing, mat-forming plant with green succulent leaves and sprays of pink star-shaped flowers on long stems. Ideal as groundcover in a shady corner. This drought resistant, indigenous beauty will attract birds to the garden.
A very popular flowering houseplant, with glossy oval leaves that emerge from the ground. With enough light, your Peace lily will produce striking white flowers starting in the early summer, blooming throughout the year in the right conditions. A good air purifier.
This attractive, medium-sized shrub, with its glossy, dark green leaves and large heads of sweetly scented, small, white jasmine-like flowers is a treat for any shaded garden. The foliage is excellent for flower arranging.
Ideal for townhouse gardens this small, attractive, indigenous, tree can be recognised by its single straight stem and rounded crown. It loses its leaves for a very short time in spring. Fragrant white flowers are borne in spring and autumn followed by fruit that hangs down on stalks. They can be pruned into shape when necessary. They can be grown in large pots to provide shade for patios or around pools.
A fast growing perennial plant with large deep green leaves and a thick woody trunk. Also known as Philodendron. Ideal to plant as a focal plant in a shady area outside or can be kept indoors for a tropical feel.
Crispy Wave is a lovely tender evergreen fern with bright green, pleated and sword-shaped leaves. The high air purification qualities make this fern an ideal indoor plant for home or office. Prefers medium indirect light. Easy to care for.
Elkhorn Fern is an epiphyte, meaning that they grow on another plant or object merely for physical support. They make lovely houseplants and can also be mounted on a wall or tree. They have uniquely shaped fronds in pale green. Keep moist and protect from frost when grown outside.