Senagalia caffra

(= Acacia caffra) A small to medium sized deciduous tree with a soft and feminine appearance. It is a good choice to plant in lawns, as its open canopy allows enough light through to allow the grass to grow up to the stem. Drought and cold hardy, Senagalia caffra is a...

Vachellia robusta robusta

(=Acacia robusta robusta) A small to medium upright deciduous tree with a crown that is typically a lot narrower than it is tall. Its narrow upright growth and majestic stature make Vachellia robust robusta a popular thorn tree for smaller gardens.  ...

Asystasia gangetica

Asystasia gangetica is an attractive groundcover with dark green leaves and masses of miniature Mackaya bella like white flowers. It grows well in the shade of tree canopies as well as in full sun. It is a must for butterfly friendly gardens as it is the larval host...

Erythrina humeana

Erythrina humeana is a deciduous, large shrub or small, upright tree. It has deep scarlet ‘coraltree’ flowers in summer, from Oct to Mar, long after the threat of frost is past. Surprisingly cold hardy, this is a very good alternate to Erythrina lysistemon (Coraltree)...

Aloe arborescens

Although not well known by name, Aloe arborescens (Krantz Aloe, Kransaalwyn) is probably the most widely grown of all the Aloes. A succulent shrub that can grow up to 2 metres tall with a 3 metre spread, it is one of the most free flowering of all the Aloe species. It...

Plumbago auriculata

A scrambling shrub with large clusters of attractive, sky-blue or white flowers, Plumbago auriculata has become one of southern Africa’s best loved garden plants. Besides its showy display when in flower, it is a very versatile garden subject. It can be used in mass...