• 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 pusilla

    Posted on Evergreen rhizomatous perennial with each star-like, deep blue flower only lasting a morning. The leaves are sword-shaped and fairly soft. 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 »
  • Aloe striata

    Posted on Aloe striata is a stemless aloe with blue green leaves with distinctive longitudinal striations – hence its common name. Unlike other Aloes, the leaves of A. striata are smooth. It bears attractive coral red flowers during the winter months on tall... Read more »
  • Aloiampelos ciliaris var. ciliaris

    Posted on Previously known as Aloe ciliaris but now moved to the genus Aloiampelos. This is a hardy, climbing Aloe with stems climbing up to 5m if they are supported, but otherwise makes a lovely, clump forming sprawling shrub. The leaves are... Read more »
  • Agathosma capensis

    Posted on This evergreen shrub grows to heights between 30 cm and 90 cm. The usually smooth leaves are needle-like to oval, strongly spice-scented, especially when crushed. This plant flowers throughout the year with a peak in winter to spring (July to... Read more »
  • Abutilon sonneratianum

    Posted on This perennial shrub with lobed, heart-shaped, velvety leaves can create a lush, tropical effect. It sprawls from a woody rootstock, the leaves are sometimes coarsely toothed at ends and hairy underneath. The seed pods are unusual looking and ornamental. Read more »