The shiny leaves makes Rhamnus prinoides a very attractive shrub. The small yellow flowers occur all year round. Birds love the berries. Plant in semi-shade or in full sun in the cooler regions.
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.
Hibiscus pedunculatus is an attractive, erect shrub with masses of lovely, soft pink trumpet-like flowers all summer. It prefers a shady spot.
Grewia occidentalis is a hardy, fast growing, evergreen shrub or small tree with star-like pink to mauve flowers that are followed by distinctive, four-lobed, edible fruits. It does well in cultivation.