It will attract attention with both its beautiful deep yellow, sweetly scented flowers and its long seed pods.
Ehretria amoena has arching branches and that, coupled with sandpapery leaves, makes small tree a worthwhile addition to a small garden. Birds love the yellow berries. Its small size makes it ideal for a smaller garden.
Gardenia cornuta is a neat, decorative tree with stiff branches that can also be planted in a container to serve as a Christmas tree. Due to its moderate size, it can be planted in quite a small garden.
Combretum zeyherii has the largest seeds of all Combretums. Its leaves make a rasping sound in the wind, hence the Afrikaans name (noisy leaves). It prefers a sandy soil and will tolerate only mild frost.
Mountain sage is either a multi-stemmed, densely bushy shrub or small tree.
Halleria lucida has orange, tubular flowers, which are laden with nectar. It is an excellent tree for a wildlife garden. Plant in sun or semi-shade. It is the ideal tree for a wet spot.
Ehretria rigida is an attractive shrub with an interesting shape formed by its tangled branches that arch downwards. It can be used in an informal hedge or as a security barrier.
Maytenus undata has leathery, holly-like foliage that is variable in size and colour from pale to dark green. It has small creamy-white, fragrant flowers. Plant in semi-shade or sun. Makes a good garden subject or container plant.
Ochna serrulata is a shrub with glossy, mirror-like leaves that flush red in spring. This plant deserves place of pride in any garden. The scented, yellow flowers are followed black fruit on an enlarged red calyx.