Pavetta lanceolata has spectacular, large clusters of white, pincushion-like flowers that are strongly scented and pollinated by moths. A beautiful shrub or small tree for sun or semi-shade.
A profusion of striking, pink orchid-like flowers in large sprays on tips of branches make Calodendrum capense stand out above the forest canopy. For the larger garden.
The red seedpods makes Maytenus tenuispina very conpisuous in early summer. The small size is ideal for the smaller bed. A nice accent plant.
Noltea africana is a very hardy, evergreen, very fast growing, small tree with glossy, leaves and purple stems. A decorative tree that is ideal for the smaller 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.
Ozoroa paniculosa is a fairly hardy, stout, small, evergreen tree with rough, grey, thick bark. The cream flower heads are carried at the end of the branches. Bunches of kidney-shaped, black, oily seeds persist on the tree.
Peltophorum africanum blooms profusely with spikes of beautiful, yellow, crinkly flowers that persist for weeks. Makes a good shade tree and an excellent garden subject. It has beautiful architecture when leafless.
Acacia caffra is graceful tree with feathery foliage and with fragrant, creamy-white flower spikes early in the season. Ideal for the smaller garden.