Hypoxis acuminata has a growth form that is very grass-like; it has thin long leaves up to 30cm that stand erect. It looks at its best when interplanted with small grasses.
Ipomea ommaneyi is a perennial with a thick tuberous taproot. The trailing stems are produced annually. The flowers of this trailing groundcover is absolutely exquisite. Suitable for a bigger grassland garden.
Hypoxis hemerocallidea is a tuberous perennial with strap-like leaves and yellow star-shaped flowers. The leaves of this bulb are arranged in a triangular fashion. Plant in full sun in well-drained, compost rich soil.
Dierama mossi is the only hare-bell that occurs in Gauteng. The plant is quite small and prefers a wet spot. The pendulous flowers make a stunning display in summer.
The Bushveld arum, Stylochaeton natalensis, prefers a well-drained soil in semi-shade. This unusual plant will add variety to a rockery.
Drimia elata has overlapping, reddish dense scales that make this bulb unusual. The overlapping, reddish dense scales of this bulb make it unusual. So is the flower with a very prominent spur and a silvery appearance. A good garden subject.
A very unusual plant for a damp spot. It is very happy amongst grasses.
The leaves of Eriospermum cooperii lies flat on the ground and the flower can easily reach 50-80cm. It is followed by a single leaf that sprouts from a tuber. Keep dry in winter.
It is quite a show to see Schizocarpus nervosus flower amongst the grasses where the white flowerheads protrude above the surrounding grasses. Even the dry flowerheads remain on the plant for quite some time.
Eucomis bicolor is a summer-growing, deciduous bulbous plant, often growing in clumps. The interesting flower makes this a sought-after garden plant. Prefers a sunny spot and a rich soil.