Plectranthus fruticosus is an erect shrub up to 2m high. The spikes of pink to mauve flowers are tinged with purple beneath. It should be pruned after flowering and planted in shade or semi-shade.
Jamesbritteana bergae is a compact shrublet that flowers almost all year round. The flowers are quite big and it makes a lovely display when planted in a border.
Hibiscus micranthus is a colourful, floriferous and water-wise shrub worthy of a special place in your garden. Plants don’t last very long, but they seed themselves. Plant in semi-shade in your garden.
When interplanted with grasses, Trachyandra asperata is hardly noticeable, except when it pushes its lovely white flowers that makes a lovely contrast.
This tufted, miniature blue iris is common on rocky outcrops, grasslands and moist areas. It has a very long flowering season, starting in Spring.
Plantago longissima is a small perennial has a flat rosette with flower spikes that can reach 20cm. In autumn and winter the leaves turn a nice mauve colour. It is mainly used in rehabilitation/restoration projects.
Dissotis princeps is a fairly hardy soft herbaceous shrub that has beautiful mauve or white flowers in summer and autumn. Plant in a damp spot.
Its small size and profusion of flowers make this an ideal addition to a grassland garden. It will also do well on a rockery. Grow it on the dry side.
Hypoxis iridifolia is a herbaceous geophyte with a rootstock densely covered with bristle hairs. The spirally twisted leaves with white hairs on the margins and keel makes this plant very attractive. The star-shaped and lemon yellow flowers are exceptionally large for this genus.
Clivia nobilis is an evergreen, long lived plant that produces an inflorescence containing between 40 – 60 pendulous flowers ranging from orange-green to red in colour. It is a slow grower.