Lavandula is the genus name for what we all know as Lavender. A wonderful hardy plant that is actually related to the mint family and is mostly endemic to countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea.View
Brush Cherry (Syzygium paniculatum) standard
Creamy powder-puff flowers appear early in summer, followed by fairly small, edible, dark pink to red fruit. Plant in full sun, to light shade and keep soil evenly moist.
Tanika (Lomandra longifolia)
Tanika Lomandra has been introduced in landscapes across South Africa recently. An evergreen, improved compact fine leaf form, this low maintenance plant is perfect for landscape professionals and gardeners alike.
Fairy Bells (Dierama pendulum)
A wonderful juxtaposition occurs in the Eastern Cape veld from spring to early summer. Graceful wedding bells or African hairbells start peeking through the brown shades of veld, little treasure mounds of green and mauve that are a sure sign that warmer weather and picnics are on the way!View
Parrot’s Beak (Lotus berthelotii)
The parrot’s Beak Lotus berthelotii is endemic to the beautiful Canary Islands; however these beautiful plants are thought to be almost extinct in the wild.
Pelargonium grandiflorum Elegance. A real show stopper, for plants that you can admire in your garden, Plant in a sunny to partial shaded position.View
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