Regarded as the largest succulent plant in the world, the baobab is steeped in a wealth of mystique.
It is excellent for small gardens especially where filtered light is desired. It is very adaptable and drought resistant.
A shrub or small tree with glossy, dark green foliage; branches are armed with spines.
The grey bark, coupled with branches that emerge at right angles, gives this tree a very distinct signature.
The mature trees have beautiful, dark purplish-brown and flaking bark that flakes off in circular pieces. It is a beautiful tree for a park.
A fairly fast growing tree with glossy, dark green foliage. This makes a wonderful garden subject.
Bauhinia petersiana has magnificent, frilly, large, fragrant white flowers in late summer and requires full sun to flower best. Historically the seeds were used as a coffee substitute.
Berchemia discolor is a worthwhile, neat tree for a larger garden where frost is mild. It makes a beautiful medium to large feature tree in the garden with yellow-green flowers.
Berchemia zeyheri is an attractive, small tree with glossy light green foliage that is almost leathery and has a sturdy growth. This small ornamental tree deserves a spot in a garden.
It has huge, pendulous bunches of beautiful mauve pea-like flowers. An excellent choice for smaller gardens.