Welcome to Witkoppen Wildflower Nursery

Witkoppen Wildflower Nursery is South Africa’s oldest and best known indigenous nursery. We offer a large choice of plants that are indigenous to southern Africa or are of southern African origin. We have friendly and very knowledgeable staff. We are proud of the fact that we use only environmentally friendly methods to grow and look after the plants we sell.

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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...

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)...

Combretum kraussii

Combretum kraussii (Forest Bushwillow) is a shapely, small to medium tree. These trees turn bright red to purple in autumn and winter. Fast growing, they are ideal shade trees for even townhouse gardens.   Family:               COMBRETACEAE        (Bushwillow Family)...

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...

Bauhinia natalensis

Certainly one of South Africa’s most beautiful and desirable ornamental shrubs, Bauhinia natalensis is a cheerful plant that typically grows to 1.5 – 2m tall. It has delicate white flowers that are borne with gay abandon all summer long. Well suited to most sunny...