Fuchsia Shadowdancer Marcia, Peggy The Shadowdancer range of fuchsias is sold under the Proven Winner label. This guarantees that these early flowering fuchsias were specially selected for their bushy growth habit, willingness to produce lots of flowers throughout summer and disease resistance. There are different colour combinations in the range. They have an upright habit and […]
Waterberg bell-bush, blue honey-bell, blue freylinia This evergreen shrub bears light blue flowers in summer. It can take full sun or light shade and is reasonably hardy against frost and cold. Trim the plant regularly to encourage bushy growth and to keep it neat. Adult size: 1,5 x 1m.
Transvaal Honey-bell Bush, Blue Freylinia Type: Shrub, up to 2m high and spreading 1m. Form: Evergreen and narrow with bright green foliage – sometimes forming a small tree. Flowers: Small mauve-blue to lilac or white flowers, mainly in spring with further flushes throughout the year. Why plant it? A very decorative shrub, it […]
Honeybells, honeybell bush Freylinia lanceolata is described by some gardeners as a rather wild and untidy plant, but it has so many positives to offer that it really is an ideal indigenous plant for the garden. It is aptly called ‘Honeybell’ after its clusters of golden-yellow, sweetly scented, bell-shaped flowers that are borne mainly […]
A low-growing, tufted, perennial grass with fine silver foliage. The flower spikes, borne in summer, also have a distinctly silver-green hue about them. ‘Silver Eyecatch’ is effective as a ground cover when planted en masse and yet a single specimen growing in a pot can be equally impressive. These plants are best set off by […]
Spiky fescue or bearskin fescue Festuca gautieri has fine, bright green blades and grows to about 20 x 20 cm. A stretch of this grass has a tranquil, mossy appearance and tones down colourful feature plants. It is also lovely near water features. Just as our appreciation of a painting is enhanced when it is framed, […]