Dais cotinifolia is a fast growing small tree that bears masses of very showy, fragrant pink, pompom like flowers and begins flowering whilst still young.Popular garden subject for sun or semi-shade. Ideal for small gardens and containers.
Acacia caffra is graceful tree with feathery foliage and with fragrant, creamy-white flower spikes early in the season. Ideal for the smaller garden.
Salix mucronata is a very hardy, deciduous, small willow with graceful, drooping branches that grows along riverbanks. It requires a damp spot and cannot tolerate dry conditions. The roots can be aggressive.
Mimusops zeyherii is a fairly hardy, medium, spreading evergreen tree with dark leathery leaves. It is a very decorative tree for a larger garden. Protect from frost when young.
It will attract attention with both its beautiful deep yellow, sweetly scented flowers and its long seed pods.
Olinia emarginata is a beautiful tree that is evergreen and has a very neat shape. The pale to dark pink flowers that appears in spring is followed by a fleshy red drupe that is favoured by birds. A worthwhile garden subject, but very difficult to cultivate.
This shrub or small tree can form an impenetrable hedge. Ideally suited to poor, sandy soils.
Dombeya burgesiae is a multi-stemmed, semi-deciduous shrub with very large, soft textured, heart-shaped leaves. The fragrant flowers vary from white to deep pink.
Ficus abutifolia can be quite tall but when growing on rocks; the white stems enveloping the rocks are a real feature. Plant in well-drained soil. Roots are aggressive.