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.
The leaves of Syncolostemon obermeyeriae are strongly and pleasantly aromatic. The showy, tubular flowers are mauve pink, making this a very rewarding plant in the garden.
This small shrub has masses of gorgeous, huge pink or blue flowers in summer, which are sweet smelling at night and have copious amounts of nectar that attracts Carpenter Bees.
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.
Euclea crispa is a hardy shrub or small tree. Flowers are rather inconspicuous, but the foliage is attractive. Ideal for windbreaks or as a multi-stemmed tree in small gardens.
Calpurnea sericea has compound, hairy grey-green leaves and sprays of yellow pealike flowers in summer.
Mundulea sericea, the cork bush, is a very attractive shrub for the small garden that flowers twice a year. These plants prefer well-drained, deep sandy or gravelly soil.
Lantana rugosa is an aromatic shrub with roughish, dark green, slightly quilted leaves. Dense clusters of pink to purple, small flowers are borne from September to May. Juicy, purple fruit is decorative as well as relished by birds.
Hibiscus pedunculatus is an attractive, erect shrub with masses of lovely, soft pink trumpet-like flowers all summer. It prefers a shady spot.
Tinnea barbata has delicate, deep purple-blue flowers that dangle from the erect branches like little ornaments and is this shrub’s best feature.