Monite Mandevilla x amabilis ‘Moonlight Parfait’ is exceptional, semi-double pink buds that are white with pink throats when opened. It is a very willing bloomer with a long flowering season If your pergola, trellis, garden arch or wire fence is still bare because you can’t decide what evergreen flowering creeper or vine to plant, then […]
Sweet alyssum This is a delicate, fine-textured plant with masses of white blooms set against variegated foliage. It’s spectacular in hanging baskets or cascading over the edges of large pots. This relative of sweet alyssum grows to larger proportions than the seed-grown annuals, making a bolder statement in the garden. Plant them in full sun […]
Cushion Bush An interesting groundcover for a sunny position. Its has an unusual leaf shape that forms into a compact rounded shape which is perfect for pots and although it is slow growing would make a terrific low growing hedge. The grey colour of the foliage is what makes this plant special as there are […]
Flaming Katy Kalanchoe blossfeldiana is a quick-growing succulent from Madagascar that has been used by pot-plant growers to cultivate a profusion of hybrids in a variety of flower colours for use indoors.One of these hybrids is always in bloom at some point throughout the year. They grow beautifully in good light conditions indoors, but also […]
Pineapple Lily The mountainous area around Dullstroom in Mpumalanga has yielded a very unusual dwarf Eucomis. The Eucomis vandermerwii grows to only 10cm high and has variable maroon-green spots on its strap-like leaves. In summer it bears racemes of purple, tufted flowers. This indigenous, deciduous bulb can be used as a rather unusual foliage plant […]
Seaside petunia These charming little plants are relatives of the petunia, producing masses of small, bell-shaped flowers on lax, cascading stems. Their growth habit makes them ideal for hanging baskets, pots, window boxes and as a ground cover in the garden. The brightly-coloured flowers are certainly unique and most visible. They grow best in sun […]
Silver Lady An upright, usually single stemmed, fern, it grows 90cm tall and resembles a miniature tree fern. It makes a splendid specimen plant in a pot or in the garden.