Trichodesma physaloides is a perennial herb that sprouts annually with one to several stems from a woody rootstock. It is one of the most striking Grassland shrublets.
Tinnea barbata has delicate, deep purple-blue flowers that dangle from the erect branches like little ornaments and is this shrub’s best feature.
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.
Polygala fruticosa is a hardy, evergreen, shrub that has shiny, grey-green leaves with a red margin. Attractive, magenta, pea-shaped flowers appear from Augustus to May making this a beautiful plant for a mixed border.
Hypoestes forskoali is a low, spreading but compact perennial with a profusion of spikes of white flowers. Prefers a shady position. Ideal ground cover for dry shade, but tolerates sun. Trim to keep neat.
Hypoestes aristata is a hardy, evergreen, small, rounded shrub with abundant pink flowers with dark purple spots. It flowers in the middle of winter. Plant in semi-shade. It seeds itself freely.
Very hardy, evergreen, shade loving, scrambling shrub with striking white flowers. It does equally well in sun and semi-shade.
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.
Searsia gerrardii is a deciduous, drought resistant tree that can reach a height of up to 5 metres.This tree makes a lovely shade tree for a small garden.
Elephantorrhiza burkei has feathery foliage that makes this shrub very attractive. Catkin-like, light yellow flowers appear early spring. Plant in a well-drained soil and do not overwater.