Argyranthemum frutescens ‘Starlight Red’ – bears single red flowers with a bright yellow eye.
‘Bulls Eye’ is another plant of local origin that has been modified through an extensive breeding programme.
Arctotis x hybrida ‘Sunset Radiance’ has orange flowers.
Arctotis x hybrida ‘Sun Spot’ has large golden flowers.
Arctotis x hybrida ‘Rose’ has dark pink flowers.
Arctotis x hybrida ‘Red Radiance’ has red flowers with a prominent yellow throat.
The Pink mallow has a very wide, mainly coastal, distribution from Saldanha on the Cape west coast to the Cape Peninsula and east to southern KwaZulu-Natal, and inland to the western Karoo.
This outstanding garden plant is endemic to rocky mountain slopes of the Drakensberg in the eastern summer rainfall zone of South Africa, at altitudes of between 1200m and 2300m.
This striking and unusual woody shrub grows up to 2m high with a spread of 1m.
Looking at the sweet hybrids of Angelonia angustifolia it is hard to believe that these perennials can be so at home in full sun in the hot spots in a garden – they simply look far too delicate.