Searsia pallens is a hardy, large, evergreen shrub or small tree with attractive ridged bark and bright green trifoliate leaves. Plant as an informal hedge or as a small rugged looking tree.
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.
Scutia myrtina a small evergreen scandent shrub that is frost resistant, water wise and fast growing in the sun, semi-shade or deep shade. It attracts butterflies but its most important use is as a security barrier.
Salvia africana-lutea produces clusters of unusual brown, funnel shaped flowers that are born in spring. This tough plant tolerates very dry conditions.It can withstand mild frost.
The soft-wooded Blue bell with its hairy leaves produce the most beautiful blue to mauve-coloured flowers.
Melianthus major is grown worldwide for its attractive foliage. The nectar-rich flowers attract many sunbirds. It prefers a sandy soil and full sun.
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.
Rhigozum obovatum is a twiggy spiny shrub with small blue green leaves with brilliant golden trumpet-shaped flowers. Water well in winter.
Tinnea barbata has delicate, deep purple-blue flowers that dangle from the erect branches like little ornaments and is this shrub’s best feature.
Phygelius capensis is a hardy shrublet that will grow in wet and damp areas as well as normal garden conditions. Deep-red, tubular, drooping flowers are produced in summer.