Strelitzia reginae forms clumps of grey green banana like leaves. The flower is unique, the orange and blue almost bird-like in appearance. It flowers for long periods.
Crossandra greenstockii, a beautiful little perennial, sprouts annually from a woody rootstock and looks stunning on a rockery. It is very hardy.
Silene bellidioides is a very hardy, evergreen perennial plant with tall, sparsely branched, erect sticky stems, up to 50cm, and rosettes of leaves at the base. The white or pink flowers with deeply divided petals open in the evening. It prefers a wet spot.
Dianthus mooiensis usually grows very close to tufted grass that supports the straggly habit. Plant in a well-drained soil.
Dicliptera clinopodia is a fairly hardy shrublet with glossy, dark green leaves that grows on the edges of forests. Dense clusters of faintly scented violet or magenta flowers adorn this bush from March to August. It is a lovely addition to a semi-shady part of the garden.
Chaenostoma cordatum (Sutera floribunda) is a much-branched perennial herb that grows in the grasslands. It flowers profusely from January onwards. It prefers a sunny spot in the garden and has few natural enemies.
Kniphofia triangularis is an evergreen, clump forming perennial. it prefers moist, fertile, well-drained soils. It does not become very tall and is suited to smaller gardens and requires little maintenance.
Nesaea schinzii is a little prostrate shrublet, 30-50 cm tall, with several stems sprouting from a woody rootstock. It is very pretty when in flower. Plant in a damp spot.
Clivia miniata is a perennial with dark, strap-like leaves that has very showy orange flowers. It is one of the most popular garden plants around the world.
Hypericum aethiopicum is a neat little perennial that flourishes almost anywhere. It does well in cultivation and does not require much attention. Interplant with small grasses.