This is a photo album of plants that we particularly enjoy working with. Of course we can include any other plants that you might prefer in the design for your garden.
Plants that attract birds or butterflies are marked with
Grasses & Sedges
Carex morrowii
Carex albula
Carex buchananii
Carex triffida
Liriope
muscari
Chondropetalum
tectorum
Festuca
glauca
Ophiopogon
japonicus
Acorus gramineus
variegatus
Anthericum
liliago
Juncus
effusus
Ophiopogon
niger
Carex
flacca
carex
Carex
halleriana
carex
Cymbopogon
citratus
[Lemon grass]
Equisetum
camschatcense
[Horsetail]
Phormium
tenax
Phormium
dwarf pink
Phormium
variegated
Phormium
bronze
Ground covers that you can walk on
Dymondia
margaretae
[Silver lawn]
Dymondia
margaretae
[Silver lawn]
Phyla
nodiflora
[Daisy lawn]
Mazus reptans
[Purple or
white flowers]
Regular ground covers
Sutera
pauciflora
[Trailing phlox]
Stachys
byzantina
[Lamb's ears]
Origanum vulgare
'Aureum'
[Golden marjorum]
Artemisia
pedemontana
artemisia
Echeveria
elegans
echeveria
Echeveria
'Duchess
of Nuremberg'
Echeveria
agavoides
echeveria
Aptenia
cordifolia
[Brakvygie]
Sedum rupestre
'Angelina'
Sedum
ewersii
Sedum
caeruleum
Sedum
glaucophyllum
Sedum
lydium
Red
Sedum
lydium
Green
Sedum
album
sedum
Sedum
spathulifolium
White form
Flowers
Hemerocallis
fulva
[Daylily]
Dietes
grandiflora
[Wild iris]
Tulbaghia
violacea
[Wild garlic]
Bulbine
frutescens
[Stalked bulbine]
Dierama igneum
[Angels fishing]
Crocosmia aurea
[Falling stars]
Aristea major
[Tall aristea]
Spiloxene aquatica
[Sterretjies]
Gladiolus
dalenii
[Natal lily]
Cyrtanthus
elatus
[Pink fire lily]
Strelitzia
juncea
[Assegai Strelitzia]
Watsonia
densiflora
[Natal Watsonia]
Aloes & Agaves
Agave
americana
Agave
victoriae reginae
Agave
attenuata
Agave desmettiana
variegata
Aloe ferox
[Bitter aloe]
Aloe marlothii
[Mountain aloe]
Aloe littoralis
[Mopane aloe]
Aloe barberiae
[Tree aloe]
Aloe aristata
[Guineafowl aloe]
Aloe maculata
[Soap aloe]
Aloe tenuior
[Fence aloe]
Aloe striata
[Coral aloe]
Plants suitable for shaping
Carissa [Num-num]
Carissa [Num-num]
Rosemary
Rosemary
Viburnum
sinensis
Viburnum
sinensis
Duranta
Sheena's gold
Duranta
Sheena's gold
Plumbago auriculata
Plumbago
Plumbago auriculata
Plumbago
Trachelospermum jasminoides
[Star jasmine]
Trachelospermum jasminoides
[Star jasmine]
Tecomaria capensis
aurea
Tecomaria capensis
Tecomaria
Bougainvillaea
Bougainvillaea
Bougainvillaea
Bougainvillaea
Coleonema album
[Confetti bush]
Coleonema album
[Confetti bush]
Pyracantha
[Fire thorn]
Pyracantha
[Fire thorn]
Ilex aquifolium
[English hollies]
Coprosma kirkii
'Variegata'
Leptospermum
scoparium
Euonymus fortunei
'Emerald & gold'
Trees
Acacia
xanthophloea
[Fever tree]
Acacia
xanthophloea
[Fever tree]
Acacia
sieberiana
[Paper bark]
Acacia
sieberiana
[Paper bark]
Acacia
tortilis
[Umbrella thorn]
Acacia
tortilis
[Umbrella thorn]
Caesalpinea
ferrea
[Leopard tree]
Caesalpinea
ferrea
[Leopard tree]
Celtis africana
[White stinkwood]
Celtis africana
[White stinkwood]
Maerua angolensis
[Bead-bean tree]
Maerua angolensis
[Bead-bean tree]
Prunus cerasifera
'nigra'
[Ornamental plum]
Prunus cerasifera
'nigra'
[Ornamental plum]
Rhus lancea
[Karree]
Karree
Rhus lancea
[Karree]
Karree
Ligustrum sinensis
'variegata'
[Privet]
Ligustrum sinensis
'variegata'
[Privet]
Acacia karroo
[Sweet-thorn
acacia]
Acacia karroo
[Sweet-thorn
acacia]
Laurus nobilis
[Bay laurel]
Laurus nobilis
[Bay laurel]
Protea caffra
[Highveld protea]
Protea caffra
[Highveld protea]
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