Perennial : Indigenous

Most of the plants listed here are sold in 18cm pots or 4L bags. Where container sizes differ this is noted in the plant description.

Anisodontae scabrosa

Description: Fast growing rounded Cape shrub. Woody stems aromatic leaves and large cup shaped pink flowers. Beautiful one of my Stellenbosch Botanical Garden finds.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Argyrolobium tomentosum mini

Description: Gorgeous soft indigenous perennial with attractive white edged trifoliate leaves and yellow pea like flowers.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Aristea ecklonii

Description: Fast growing indigenous perennial with a basal fan of tufted narrow leaves. Spikes of dark blue flowers. Attracts butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: All season
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Aristea ecklonii alba

Description: A rare indigenous perennial with greyish green strap like leaves. Sprays of white flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Aristea pale blue

Description: Fast growing indigenous perennial with a basal fan of tufted narrow leaves. Spikes of pale blue flowers. Attracts butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Barleria crassa

Description: A compact perennial with smallish thick slightly hairy leaves and tubular blue flowers. Evergreen and hardy, it likes semi shade.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Barleria delagoaense

Description: An upright branched indigenous perennial with spikes of orange flowers. Attracts insects and butterflies. Plants still quite small.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Sum - Win
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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Bulbine abysinica

Description: Lovely indigenous perennial with linear grass-like foliage. Spikes of yellow star shaped flowers. Waterwise. Bees

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Bulbine natalensis

Description: An aloe like indigenous perennial with rosettes of thick fleshy leaves. Spikes of yellow flowers all year.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Cotula sericea

Description: Fast growing groundcover with creeping silvery foliage. Yellow round button-like flowers all year. Likes HOT sun.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 10cm
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Dianthus mooiensis

Description: A lovely multi stemmed indigenous perennial with thin silver needle like leaves and large pale pink flowers with fringed edges on rigid stems.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Dietes grandiflora - Mazeppa

Description: A new form of dietes with white petals and orange markings on the petals. Robust and interesting

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Dimorphotheca jucunda

Description: An unusual upright highveld perennial with white daisy like flowers. Attracts butterflies. Well suited to rockeries and mass planting.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Dyschoriste fischeri

Description: An upright woody shrublet. Small greyish green leaves. Gorgeous turquoise(or mauvey blue) flowers all season. Likes those very hot spots in the garden.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 60cm
Spread: 50cm
Flowering time: All season
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Falkia repens

Description: A tough groundcover with cup shaped pale pink flowers. It makes a wonderful indigenous daisy lawn. Pollinated by moths and bees.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 10cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Geranium incanum

Description: A tough ground cover with lovely fine feathery foliage and purple cup shaped flowers all year. The plants never seem to look good in bags, but flourish in the garden.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Geranium multisectum

Description: A soft indigenous ground cover with feathery foliage. Cup shaped mauve flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Gnidia triplinervis

Description: Multibranched indigenous shrublet perennial with narrow leaves and terminal clusters of yellow flowers all year. WHAT A PERFORMER.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Gomphostigma virgatum

Description: A water loving perennial with silver leaves on slender stems and spikes of white flowers. Prune back hard after flowering.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Helichrysum cymosum

Description: An gorgeous indigenous ground cover with woolly stems and aromatic small silver leaves. Clusters of yellow flowers in late summer.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Hypoestes forskaolii

Description: An upright self seeding indigenous perennial. Dull green leaves with a velvety surface. Spikes of mauve lobed flowers in autumn.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Autumn
Bloom/flower colour: Maroon
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Hypoxis angustifolia

Description: A tough clump forming perennial with bright yellow star like flowers and leaves keeled with prominent ribs.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 15cm
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Justicia petiolaris

Description: An upright self-seeding perennial with attractive pale green foliage and pale blue lipped flowers all season.

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Sum - Win
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Kleinia sp

Description: A succulent tuberous succulent with large pale green leaves. It forms new plants where the stems touch the ground. Gorgeous tufted coral flowers.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 90cm
Flowering time: Sum - Win
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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Kniphofia pauciflora

Description: Miniature indigenous perennial. Extinct in the wild - rescued by horticulture!

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Laportea grossa

Description: Unusual indigenous perennial. Upright stems with stinging hairs, toothed spotted stinging leaves. Nice to lighten up shady spots in the garden.

Growing conditions: Deep shade / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 75cm
Flowering time:
Bloom/flower colour: Foliage
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Pelargonium gibbosum

Description: A semi succulent indigenous perennial with notched blue grey leaves. Clusters of limey yellow night scented flowers. Attracts night pollinators.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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Pelargonium graveolens

Description: Upright bushy perennial with very frilly fragrant furry leaves. Lovely two tone pink flowers in summer. Medicinal

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Win - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Pelargonium tomentosum

Description: Sprawling indigenous perennial. Scented velvet textured leaves. Delicate white flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Persicaria senegalensis

Description: A spreading stolenous perennial with thick stems, large silver leaves and sprays of golden grasslike flowers. It does equally well in a pond or in the garden if given enough water.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 3m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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Petalidium oblongifolium

Description: A low growing indigenous perennial with veined oblong greyish green leaves. It has pale blue flowers all year. In the past I have judged this plant perfect for those harsh dry very sunny places. I have one growing in morning sun and it is just fabulous, so one never knows with plants!

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: All year
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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Phygelius capensis - red

Description: A fast growing indigenous perennial with a compact spike of showy trumpet shaped red or yellow flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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Platycarpa glomerata

Description: New interesting perennial with a basal rosette of spiny toothed leaves and stalkless pink flower. Grows in colonies on poor sandy soil.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Scabiosa africana

Description: Clump forming indigenous perennial with rosettes of deeply lobed leaves. Mauve pom pom flowers spr - sum. Butterflies

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Senecio speciosus

Description: A clump forming indigenous perennial with a basal rosette of toothed leaves and sprays of lilac pink flowers. Tough!

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Win - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Silene bellidioides

Description: A low growing grassland perennial. Sticky stems with furry lance shaped leaves and scented star shaped flowers that attract moths.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 25cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Stachys aethiopica

Description: Lovely indigenous perennial with pale green quilted leaves. Spikes of small white flowers. Attracts birds, bees and butterflies

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Talbotia elegans

Description: A slow growing indigenous perennial with creeping fibrous rosette forming leaves. Star shaped coconut scented white flowers.Container. Superb plants for sale

Growing conditions: Shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 25cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Thunbergia atriplicifolia

Description: A rare attractive scrambling perennial with stalkless oval furry leaves and large cream flowers. NICE!

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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Thunbergia neglecta

Description: A scrambling indigenous climber / ground cover with heart shaped leaves. White flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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