Sutera neglecta is a much-branched perennial that flowers amongst the grasses on the Highveld. Very floriferous and a good groundcover. Plant in a well-composted soil amongst small grasses.
The leaves of Syncolostemon pretoriae are very aromatic. The two-lipped flowers can vary from white to pink. It is a nice compact plant that can be intermingled with grasses. Also a good container plant
Talbotia elegans is a creeping, matt-forming perennial normally found on mountain ridges in the shade. It is most unusual and is a good container plant.
Thunbergia atripricifolia is a free branching shaggy shrub that sprouts annually from an underground rootstock. It bears numerous creamy-white flowers.An ideal plant for a rockery or interplanted with grasses.
When interplanted with grasses, Trachyandra asperata is hardly noticeable, except when it pushes its lovely white flowers that makes a lovely contrast.
It sprouts annually from a woody rootstock. The plant is small and delicate with unusually large, oval seeds. A must for the Highveld garden.
Vahlia capensis is a pretty little multi-stemmed shrublet, up to 30cm in height, that can handle very harsh conditions and still flower. The flowering season is very long.
Vernonia hirsuta sprouts annually from a woody rootstock. The striking deep purple flowers and silvery quilted leaves make it a very desirable plant for an indigenous summer garden.
It is a fascinating plant with blackened stems in the winter months but totally transformed in early summer when covered with masses of blue flowers. Plant in full sun in a well-drained soil.
Xysmalobium undulatum is a robust geophytic herb, 0.5–2.0 m tall. It sprouts annually from a rootstock in spring. It is very important from en ecological perspective, since it is the host plant of many butterflies