• Bonatea speciosa

    Posted on This deciduous terrestrial orchid is a show stopper when in bloom. The somewhat different looking green and white flowers appear in a cylindrical spike that are highly fragrant at night. In the dormant season, the arial part of the plant... Read more »
  • Asparagus virgatus

    Posted on Stiffly erect with slender spineless stems and thread-like leaves. Flowers solitary along the branches. Berries are red. Can be seen in Indigenous Garden but naturally found in scrub and forest Eastern Cape to Zimbabwe. Read more »
  • Asparagus setaceus

    Posted on This evergreen perennial climber found along the Links Drive pole fence at the west end of the Reserve. The green stems are soft and fern like, bearing the inconspicuous 4 mm bell-shaped flowers at their tips . The flowers are... Read more »
  • Asparagus falcatus

    Posted on Tall evergreen climber with pale grey stems bearing short, hooked thorns that cling onto neighbouring plants to reach sunlight. The white, star-shaped and fragrant flowers appear in elongate inflorescences, often in profusion and are followed by red berries. Read more »
  • Asparagus densiflorus “Meyerii“

    Posted on Not indigenous to the Garden Route but found naturally from Eastern Cape to Mozambique. It is a beautifully erect plant with cylindrical branches which are slightly curved at their tips (looking like a cat’s tail), and densely covered in bright... Read more »
  • Asparagus africanus

    Posted on A perennial climber or sub-shrub with woody, prickly, scrambling stems The foliage is fern-like. It produces clusters of beautiful small, white, sweetly scented flowers followed by red berries. Please note that ingesting 5 to 7 ripe berries can cause stomach... Read more »
  • Aristea ensifolia

    Posted on Rhizomatous perennial, the stem is compressed and 2 winged. It has bright clumps of green grass-like evergreen leaves and shows off tall spikes of flowers in spring and summer. The 6 bright petals of each flower opens wide, creating a... Read more »
  • Arctotheca populifolia

    Posted on Silvery-grey, thick leathery leaves, growing on the sand dunes at the northern estuary shores of Kingfisher Creek. The heart-shaped leaves are large, with short stalks and slightly succulent, covered with white hairs. The flowers appear in the centre of the... Read more »
  • Arctotheca prostrata

    Posted on Perennial rosette-forming plant growing profusely all over, sprawling and rooting at the nodes. Perfect on sandy slopes of our costal region. Read more »
  • Aloiampelos tenuior

    Posted on Formerly Aloe tenuior but moved to the Aloiampelos genus in 2013 (meaning climbing aloe). Tenuior means very thin referring to the slender branches. This small to medium-sized rambling aloe that is indigenous to the Eastern Cape can be found in... Read more »