Plants with Special Prices in August 2022

Th plants listed below are being sold at discounted prices during August 2022, while stocks last or until the list for September 2022’s specials is published. Restricted to 20 bulb or groundcover plants or 5 other plants of each of the varieties per customer.

The plants with green headings have online blogs. Click on the picture or the name to access the blog with detail information about the plant’s features, growth, and needs and use in a garden.

Aloe vanbalenii has recurved leaves that are reddish in sun and yellow to orange flowers.

Aloe vanbalenii

Vanbalen’s Aloe, Vanbalen-se-alwyn

An evergreen succulent. Recurved leaves that are reddish in sun. Orange to yellow flowers in winter. Drought hardy. Sun or light shade.

20l bag; Price: R185.00

Special price: R129.50

Crassula spathulata flowering.

Crassula spathulata

Fairy Crassula, Feecrassula

An evergreen, succulent groundcover. Clusters of small, dainty white flowers at any time in the year. Happy in sun or partial shade. Drought hardy.

4l bag; Price: R29.50

Special price: R20.65

Crocosmia aurea has very attractive pendulous orange flowers.

Crocosmia aurea

Falling-stars, Valentynsblom

A deciduous bulbous plant. Sword shaped leaves, showy, orange, pendulous, star shaped flowers in autumn. Sun or semi-shade. Regular water. Chlorophytum saundersiae is a good companion plant.

4l bag; Price: R39.50

Special price: R27.45

Draceana pearsonii bears hyacinth-like flowers.

Draceana pearsonii (was Sansevieria)

Elephant’s Toothpick, Bobbejaan-se-dood

A structured succulent, 1m * 40cm. Leaves are straight, sharp, cylindrical leaves. Tubular white/cream flowers on vertical racemes. Drought hardy. Sun or dappled shade.

8l long bag; Price: R125.00

Special price: R87.50

Although individual flowers of Ehretia rigida are small, the massed flowers are showy.

Eretia rigida

Puzzle Bush, Deurmekaarbos

Dense, large shrub or small tree. Deciduous, but a good screening plant. Profusion of small lilac, fragrant flowers early spring. Fruit small, edible berry, eaten by many birds.

 

8l bag; Price: R120.00

Special price: R84.00

Euphorbia mauritanica has bright yellow pseudo-flowers.

Euphorbia mauritanica

Milk Bush, Geelmelkbos

Small, succulent, 1m * 0.5m. Green, cylindrical stems, the small leaves do not last long. Small, but showy, pseudo-flowers are borne towards the end of the stems in winter. Plant in full sun. Very drought hardy.

5l bag; Price: R79.00

Special price: R55.30

Felicea filifolia bears masses of mauve to purple daisy flowers from winter through to spring.

Felicia filifolia

Wild Aster, Draaibos

An evergreen shrublet, 1 * 1 m. Leaves are fine. Flowers are mauve to purple in showy masses of daisy flowers. Very cold hardy and drought hardy. Sun.

4l bag; Price: R39.50

Special price: R27.45

Halleria lucida flowers are tubular, up to 4 cm long and are dark orange, yellow or cream in colour. The flowers are rich with nectar.

Halleria lucida

Tree Fuchsia, Notsung

An evergreen small to medium sized tree in Gauteng, 3-6 * 2-5 m. Clusters of orange, tubular flowers before black berries. Cold hardy. Likes water. Best bird tree.

5l bag; Price: R79.00

Special price: R55.30

Hypericum roeperianum bears bright yellow St John's Wart like flowers.

 Hypericum roeperiarum

Large-leaved Curry-bush

 Large, evergreen shrub, up to 3 * 3 m. Large bright yellow St John’s Wart like flowers. A good screening shrub. Cold and drought hardy, but likes regular water. Sun or dappled shade.

20l bag; Price: R269.00

Special price: R188.30

Olea europaea cuspidata is a well shaped evergreen tree.

Olea europeae cuspidata

Wild Olive, Olienhout

A medium to large evergreen tree, 5-8 * 6-10m. Dark olive green leaves. Small, fragrant flowers in clusters. Small edible olives in autumn. Cold and water hardy. Birds.

8l long bag; Price: R135.00

Special price: R94.50

Psychotria capensis, Black Bird-berry gets attractive berries that turn red and then black as they ripen.

Psycotria capensis

Black Birdberry, Voelbessie

An evergreen shrub up to 3 * 4 m. Clusters of small yellow flowers, Aug – Jan. Fruit are red to black berries between Dec. and Jun. Semi cold hardy. Shade or dappled shade. 

5l bag; Price: R79.00

Special Price: R55.30

Salvia africana is free flowering with small blue and white flowers.

Salvia africana

Wild Sage, Bloublom Salie

A small, evergreen shrub, 1.5 * 1m. Clusters of blue and white flowers from Aug to Dec. Rewarding garden plant. Cold hardy. Water regularly. Plant in full sun.

20l Bag; Price: R195.00

Special Price: R136.50

Senicio macroglossus has glossy ivy like leaves and showy yellow daisy flowers.

Senico macroglossus

Flowering Ivy, Blomklimop

An evergreen climber, 3 * 1.5 m. This climber has shiny, ivy-like leaves and lemon-yellow daisy flowers . Also used as a groundcover. Semi-cold and drought resistant.

4l bag; Price: R35.00

Special price: R24.50

Veltheimia bracteata has attractive large, shiny leaves and showy upright racemes of pink flowers,

Veltheimia bracteata

Forest Lily, Sadui

A summer deciduous bulb, 30 * 40 cm. Dark green, broad, shiny leaves. Showy pink flowers on a raceme in winter. Semi-hardy against drought and cold. Partial shade.

4l bag; Price: R35.00

Special price: R24.50

Xylotheca kraussiana flowers are large with 10 spreading white petals and many yellow stamens in the centre.

Xylotheca krausiana

African Dogrose, Afrikahondroos

A deciduous shrub or small tree, 2-3 (7) * 2-3m. Desirable for its very showy large white flowers with yellow center. Semi cold hardy, regular water. Sun or partial shade.

20l bag; Price: R195.00

Special price: R136.50