Monthly Top Plants

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Philodendron ‘Xanadu’

Excellent, fast growing compact shrub. Serrated green leaves with red veins, when older. Mature plant size may vary due to growing conditions and climate.
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Gaura Belleza Dark Pink

Common Name: Wand flower
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Victoria Blue salvia

Victoria Blue salvia plants reach 18-24 inches tall, with a similar spread, at maturity. The deep blue flowers run up and down flower spikes that are commonly as long as 8 inches, thereby giving them significant “pop” in a landscape design.
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Agapanthus

Perennial garden hybrid
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Trachelospermum Jasminoides (Star Jasmine)

Has an alluring, sweet scent.
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Chondropetalum Tectorum Porcupine

Beautifully architectural, hardy plant.
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Vygies

Succulent ground cover.  Daisy-like flowers from late winter to spring.  Evergreen.  Plant in sunny position.  Plants can tolerate cold and frost.   
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Argyranthemum

A semi-compact vigorous plant that bears lots of flowers, the blooms occur on stem tips. First appearing early in the spring for a long flowering season, each flower opens with a large golden eye and medium rose-pink petals.
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A really tough lavender! Evergreen and bushy with narrow grey leaves, it produces its tightly packed, dark blue flowers throughout the summer.
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Nandina Pygmaea

Nandina domestica is an elegant small evergreen shrub of upright, bamboo-like habit, the compound leaves with lanceolate leaflets that turn bright fire red during winter.
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Calibrachoa

Commonly called ‘million bells’ or trailing petunia, is a tender perennial that produces mounds of foliage, growing only 3 to 9 inches tall, along trailing stems and flowers in shades of violet, blue, pink, red, magenta, yellow, bronze and white.
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Hibiscus

Light: Full sun. Soil: Rich and well-draining. Container-grown plants are often grown in a soilless potting medium to prevent compaction. Keep moist, but don’t let it stand in water.
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Rosa Red Ayoba

When it came to naming this extraordinarily free-flowering, no nonsense floribunda, the “feel great expression” coined during the soccer World Cup, ‘Ayoba’, said it all.
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Plumbago Blue Moon

This Plumbago has exceptionally blue flowers in the summer months and is noticeably more compact in growth habit then other Plumbago varieties.
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Garden Care in March

What to Do: March is maintenance month! So here are a few pointers for prepping your garden for the cooler months that lie ahead: Prepare beds for autumn annual planting.
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Clematis Bractiata

On travelling in the Eastern Cape during the earlier summer months it is a joy to see cascading white flowers in the bush.
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Correa Alba

Correa Alba There are not many plants that can claim to be drought, salt spray tolerant and frost hardy! Add to this creamy white flowers and contrasting grey green leaves.
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Columnar Basil

Ocimum basilicum var Columnar Basil is also known as Greek Basil. This basil is a perennial. It is an aromatic herbaceous herb.
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Begonia Dragon Wings

Full sun / semi shade perennial. Grows to 50cm. Masses of pink or red flowers throughout the year but more prolific in spring and summer.
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Pentas Northern Lights

Masses of soft pink flowers on this perennial throughout spring and summer. 70cm full sun and semi shade. Well composted and well fed soil with average watering.
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