Plectranthus ciliatus is an outstanding fairly hardy, evergreen groundcover with attractive maroon-purple leaves and stems. It makes an excellent groundcover and container plant for lightly shaded areas.
Falkia repens is a hardy, evergreen, mat-forming, perennial groundcover with lovely rounded leaves and large, white to pinkish paper-like flowers. Wonderful to plant between stepping-stones and useful as filler or edging plant.
Searsia magaliesmontanum is a multi-stemmed, dwarf, spreading shrub, 150-500 mm high. The young growth on the plant is often bronze, coral pink or red. Plant in a well-drained soil.
Platycarphella parvifolia forms a prostrate rosette with pink flowers in the middle of the leaves. It flowers in early summer. This groundcover is very attractive when full in bloom. It is often found near dams and streams in short grassveld or on vegetated floodplains.
Crabbea aucalis, a dwarf, stemless perennial has a basal rosette and flowers virtually on ground level. A very unusual plant suitable for a rockery.
Dymondia margaretae is a hardy, evergreen, drought resistant, flat groundcover with silver and green variegated leaves. This dainty plant with lovely yellow flowers is ideal for planting between stepping-stones.
Ocimum angustifolium is a strongly aromatic perennial that is often low growing and can be used as a groundcover. It flowers early in the season and the unusual flowers make this plant an attractive addition to a grassland garden.
Stachys aethiopica is a hardy, spreading groundcover with beautiful pale green, almost quilted, leaves. It bears spikes of small, tubular flowers almost all year round that attract a myriad of tiny insects.