Calpurnea sericea has compound, hairy grey-green leaves and sprays of yellow pealike flowers in summer.
Lippia javanica is a very hardy, evergreen, erect, small shrub with aromatic leaves. Small, dense, spikes of white flowers are borne in the axils of leaves all year round. Plant in a well-drained soil.
A medium to large woody shrub with attractive hard, dark green leaves. Clusters of pinkish white, sweetly scented flowers are followed by large plum coloured berry-like fruits which are relished by birds.
Lannea edulis is a dwarf shrub with stubby stems arising from a woody rootstock. The shiny leaves are exceptionally large compared to the size of the plant. It is an excellent plant for a rockery. Do not overwater.
Polygala myrtifolia is an evergreen, tall glossy leafed shrub, bearing masses of magenta-pink pea shaped flowers all year. Likes full sun or semi shade. Prune to shape.
Maytenus polyacantha is a small, multi-stemmed shrub can form an impenetrable hedge since the thorns can be up to 70mm long. The small white flowers are followed by red pods that stay on the plant for a very long time. Plant in a well-drained soil for best results
The spiny Barleria rotundifolia is an evergreen shrub that produces beautiful butter-yellow flowers from December to late summer. It forms an attractive, thorny barrier. Plant in a protective spot.
Triaspis hypericoides is a semi-woody shrublet with twining shoots from an underground rootstock. Beautiful flowers are produced in Spring.
A fast growing, drought resistant, deciduous, scandent shrub. It flowers throughout summer, in full sun or partial shade.
Erythrina zeyheri prefers a damp spot where it can develop a huge underground tuber. If planted en masse it makes a beautiful display early in the season.