Combretum molle

A small to medium, deciduous tree, Combretum molle has a rounded crown. This tree has a real ‘bushveld’ jiz or appearance.  It has a single stem with attractive dark, rough bark. It often has beautiful yellow and bronze autumn colours. The four-winged seeds are a deep...

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

Plumbago auriculata is one of our most versatile garden plants, that can be used in so many different ways, and it is beautiful. A scrambling shrub with large clusters of attractive, sky-blue or white flowers, Plumbago auriculata has become one of southern Africa’s...

Ocimum labiatum (=Orthosiphon labiatus)

Ocimum labiatum, the Pink Sage, is an attractive plant that produces masses of pink or mauve flowers from early summer till autumn. Ocimum labiatum (=Orthosiphon labiatus), Pink Sage or Shell Bush, is a very ornamental garden shrub. It bears a profusion of pink to...