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Exotic: Alocasia esculenta - Fortanesii

Common name: Black stemmed elephant ear

Description: A tuberous exotic bog perennial with heart shaped blue green red veined leaves. Scented arum type pale yellow flowers in summer. I am undecided on which photograph to place - the flower or the gorgeous foliage.
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: Calycanthus floridus

Common name: Carolina allspice

Description: A rare upright exotic shrub with large aromatic elliptical bright green leaves. Very fragrant dark red flowers. Prune immediately after flowering.
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Exotic: Jasminum bignonianceum

Common name: Indian jasmine

Description: An upright bushy exotic shrub with narrow bright green leaves. Scented small tubular yellow flowers all year.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: Kohleria digitalifolia

Common name: Foxglove kohleria

Description: A spreading rhizomatous perennial with hairy lance shaped leaves. Bright pink flowers with spotted lobes. Lovely in hanging bowl or container.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: Buddleja dysophylla

Common name: White climbing sage

Description: A scandent indigenous shrub/climber with scented sprays of white flowers that attract butterflies. Lovely grey green leaves.
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Indigenous: Eleocharis dulcis

Common name: Chinese water chestnut

Description: A robust exotic / indigenous grasslike sedge with round edible corms. Submerge plants in 10cm of water. They have medicinal properties. Bulbs tastier in winter.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: Hibiscus praeteritus

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Description: A fast-growing, upright slender shrub, with ovate coarsely serrated leaves. Stems and leaves slightly hairy. Red five petalled in summer. Waterwise.
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Indigenous: Persicaria senegalensis

Common name: Silver snake root

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.
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