Plants that are on Special for February 2020

These plants are being sold at discounted prices for February 2020 or while stocks last.

Click on green plant names to see a blog about that plant.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera.

  • Not indigenous, originates from The Arabian Peninsula.
  • A stemless Aloe that produces side-shoots to form a cluster.
  • Plant in sun. Drought and cold hardy.
  • Grown for medical and cosmetic use. Attracts birds and butterflies
  • 1 m * 1 m, flowers yellow or red.

N5 (5l) bag; Price: R79.00

Special price: R55.30

Buddleja dysophylla

White Climbing Sage, Witranksalie

  • An evergreen scrambler or climber.
  • Clusters of small white, Fragrant flowers attract butterflies. Jun – Aug.
  • Plant in sun or partial shade. Drought and cold hardy.
  • < 4 m * 5 m. Wildlife friendly.

N5 (5l) bag; Price: R79.00

Special price: R55.30

Cotyledon orbiculata var flangann

Finger-leaf Cotyledon, Plakkie

  • A succulent shrub with finger-like leaves.
  • Red to orange drooping flowers from a large umbel. Jun – Aug.
  • Plant in sun. Drought and cold hardy.
  • 1 * 1 m. Birds feed from the flowers.

N5 (5l) bag; Price: R65.00

Special price: R45.50

 

 

Dierama floriflerum

Harebell, Grasklokkie

  • A deciduous bulbous plant with upright, narrow sword-like leaves.
  • Attractive, bell-shaped mauve flowers. Aug to Dec.
  • Plant in sun. Cold Hardy. Regular water. Well suited to be planted in groups next to water features.
  • 40 – 75 cm * 30 cm. Plant 5 – 6 per square metre.

N4 bag; Price: R35.00

Special price: R24.50

Euryops pectinatus

Golden Daisy, Grasklokkie

  • A small evergreen shrub with attractive grey green leaves.
  • Very free flowering, showy yellow daisy flowers, Sep – Jan, some flowers all year.
  • Grows best in full sun. Cold hardy. Drought hardy, but needs some water in winter.
  • Low maintenance plant. Plant in mass or as a feature plant in small gardens
  • 1 *1.5m. Plant 75 cm apart.

N4 bag; Price: R39.50

Special price: R27.50

Gladiolus delanii

African Sword Lily, Papagaai-lelie

  • A deciduous bulbous plant.
  • Very showy, large, spikes of orange and yellow flowers between Nov and Mar.
  • Grow in sun. Fairly cold and drought hardy. Plant between evergreen groundcovers and grasses.
  •  90 * 25cm. Plant in clumps, 5 – 6 per sq. metre.

N4 bag; Price R39.50

Special price: R27.65

Justicia adhatoides

Pistol-bush, Pistoolbos

  • An evergreen, large shrub or small tree with dark green, large leaves.
  • Beautiful, almost orhid-like, white flowers with  purple streaking in their throat. Jan – Aug.
  • Grow in morning sun or partial shade. Cold hardy. Water regularly.
  • Very showy in full flower.
  • 3  – 6 m * 2 – 4 m. Plant 2 – 3 m apart.

N10 (20l) bag; Price: R245.00

Special price: R171.50

Melianthus comosus 

Kruidjie-roer-my-nie, Feathery Melianthus

  • An evergreen shrub. Interesting green-grey foliage.
  • Red. nectar-rich flowers attract sunbirds. Inflated, papery seedpods.
  • Grow in full sun. Very cold and drought hardy.
  • 1 – 1.5 * 2m. Birds seem to like this plant.

N5 (5l) bag; Price: R45.00

Special price: R31.50

Oscularia deloides

Pink Vygie, Pinkvygie

  • An evergreen, succulent groundcover. Small pink vygie-type flowers. Oct – Mar.
  • Grow in full sun. Cold hardy. Drought hardy.
  • Grow as a groundcover or in rockeries. Flowers attract butterflies and bees.
  • 3o cm * 40 cm, plant 5 per square metre.

N4 bag; Price: R29.50

Special price: R20.26

Peperomia blanda

Large Wild Peperomia

  • An evergreen small shrub or groundcover.
  • Thin spikes of minute green flowers. Jan – Mar
  • Grow in full to partial shade. Semi-cold hardy. Needs little water.
  • Popular as a pot plant.
  • 30 – 50 * 30 – 50 cm, plant 3 – 5 per square metre.

N5 bag; Price: R69.00

Special price: R48.30

Plectranthus cilliatus

Eye-lash Spurflower, Wimperspoorsalie

  • An evergreen groundcover. An appealing garden plant for shady or partial shaded areas.
  • Pleasing dark foliage. Loveley spikes of small white salvia-like flowers. Feb – Aug.
  • Morning sun, shade or partial shade. Fairly cold hardy. Best with fairly regular water.
  • 20 * 60 cm. Butterflies and bees.

N4 bag. Price R29.50

Special price: R20.65

Plectranthus lucidus ‘Albert’

White Shiny Spurflower, Wit Blinkblaar Spoorsalie

  • An attractive evergreen groundcover for shady or partialy shaded areas.
  • Shiny, dark green foliage. Prolific flowerer. Short, vertical spikes of small white flowers. Sep – May.
  • Partial shade or shade. Semi-cold hardy. Best with regular water.
  • 25 * 40 cm. Plant 3 per sq. m, Butterflies and bees.

N4 bag. Price R29.50

Special price: R20.65

 

Ruttyruspolia ‘Phyllis van Heerden”

  • A  partly-evergreen scrambler or shrub. Plant in full sun or partial shade.
  • Very showy clusters of mauve to deep pink flowers. Oct – Apr.
  • A little frost sensitive. Water in summer if no rain
  • A very desirable garden shrub, but needs to be controlled to keep a compact shape.
  • 2- 3 * 2 – 5 m. Plant 1 metre apart.

N5 bag; Price R69.00

Special price: R48.30

Senegalia galpinii

Monkey Thorn, Apiesdoring, Mooka-leselo

  • A large, deciduous thorn tree with a lovely rounded crown.
  • Caterpilar-shaped spikes of creamy-yellow flowers. Sep – Nov.
  • Grow in full sun. Cold and drought hardy.
  • Really only suited to large gardens. Often used as pavement trees as the thorns provide security.
  • < 15 m * 15 m. A clasical African tree.

N10 (20l) bag; Price R269.00

Special price: R188.30

Tecomaria capensis

Cape Honeysuckle, Kaapse Kanferfoelie, morapa-šitšane

  • An evergreen scrambler or shrub.
  • Very showy clusters of bright orange, tubular flowers. Aug – May.
  • The nectar rich flowers attract sunbirds, bees and butterflies. Larval host to some butterflies.
  • Best planted in sun. May be burnt by frost but typically bounce back in spring. Drought hardy.
  • 2 – 4 m * 2 – 5 m, plant 1.5m apart. Prune to shape. Can makes a good hedge.

N5 (5l) bag; Price: R79.00

Special price: R55.30

 

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