The attractive grey-green leaves of Gazania krebsiana are carried in a basal rosette. The flowers are white or orange to scarlet. Gazania krebsiana is very hardy. Plant in full sun.
Gerbera viridifolia is a stemless perennial herb, with leaves emerging from the silky crown. It produces pink flowers very early in Spring when not much else is in flower. This is a very beautiful Gerbera, well worth cultivating but not easy to grow.
Thunbergia atripricifolia is a free branching shaggy shrub that sprouts annually from an underground rootstock. It bears numerous creamy-white flowers.An ideal plant for a rockery or interplanted with grasses.
Pycnostachys reticulata has pale blue and mauve flowers densely crowded into short, spikes. The inflorescence is terminal on the main or lateral branches. It prefers a damp spot.
The delicate leaf structure of Geigeria burkei makes it a good companion plant in a grassland garden. It is very hardy. Plant in full sun.
Polygala rehmannii is a perennial herb up to 30 cm tall, growing from a woody rootstock. it s very pretty when interplanted with small grasses. It will be equally happy on a rockery. Keep dry in winter.
Plectranthus ramosior is a semi-succulent, aromatic, herbaceous plant with trailing stems up to 15cm. high The round leaves are toothed.. It bears white, mauve or purple flowers on fairly long stalks. Some plants are variegated.
Senecio inornatus is a tall, robust plant that does not go unnoticed in any grassland or wetland.