Heteropyxis canescens is a hardy, rare, small tree with large leaves that are magnificent in autumn when they turn purple, red and maroon. It grows best in moist conditions, but will tolerate normal garden conditions.
Searsia zeyheri, the blue currant, is a hardy shrub or small tree. The leaf surfaces are blue-green, leathery and hairless. Its relative small size, blue leaves and hardiness make it ideal choice for a small garden.