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Shrubs

Brightening up your yard
Shrubs are the backbone of any garden and can be evergreen or deciduous.  Most of our shrubs are reliable and easy to grow successfully and will provide all year round colour, structure and interest in your garden.  We stock a wide variety of the most adaptable and easy care shrubs:  From elegant flowering specimens to evergreen hedges or fast-growing privacy screens, driveway liners, or background for mixed beds and borders.
Beaucarnea recurvata (Ponytail Palm)
Popular, unique, long-lived houseplant, put in a bright location, Strong air purifier, Single specimen, courtyards, shade garden, container plant, succulent and rock garden
Full sun to Partial shade, Semi-dry, drought tolerant, Sandy soil, 1m – 2m tall, Requires very little care, Evergreen

Large 1 m to 2 m plants
60 litre plant bag
K900

Bougianvillea
Large evergreen vine, magnificent display of colourful flowers throughout the year, very drought tolerant, showy flowering shrub,  excellent as a dense impenetrable hedge, standard, prune and shape into a tree, train as an espalier, let it climb a trellis or wall
Full sun, Average water, drought tolerant, Any soil, poor soil tolerant, 4 m to 8 m high, Evergreen, Fast growing

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Breynia Nivosa ‘Rosea Picta’ (Ice cream bush)
Attractive tropical shrub, Colourful showy foliage, Evergreen, Container, house plant, poolside, single accent or cloud-like group plantings, excellent for cottage-garden
Morning sun – afternoon shade, partial shade, Average water to moist, Rich, well-drained soil, 1 m to 1.5 m high

50 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Brugmansia (Angel’s Trumpet)
Large, fragrant flowers, spectacular sight, blooms almost year round if fertilised and watered well, Back of borders, Accent plant in mixed beds, Train as a small tree
Partial shade or full sun with afternoon shade in warm climates, Average water to moist, Deciduous, Loose, well-drained soil, 3m wide by 3m tall

70 cm plant
5 litre plant bag
K50

Buddleja davidii (Butterfly bush)

Deciduous, multi-stemmed shrub, blue-green foliage, arching stems, attracts bees, birds, butterflies​, masses of beautiful, large, fragrant, colorful, spiked flower trusses that bloom from summer to autumn, good cut flower
Full sun, medium water, compost-rich soil

40 cm plant
5 litre plant bag
K50

Cestrum  (Purple and Pink Cestrum)

Vigorous, climbing shrub with arching branches, good for espalier, any kind of trellis, pergola or grow into a weeping shrub, cut flower, attract hummingbirds, bees and butterflies
Sun to part shade, average water, 2-3 m high, evergreen if watered through winter, otherwise partly deciduous

50 cm plant
5 litre plant bag
K50

Codiaeum variegatum (Croton)

Stunning evergreen shrub, bold foliage colours, popular indoor plant, need bright light to produce and maintain their brilliant colour, excellent cut foliage, long vase life
Full sun to Partial shade, Average water to moist, Rich, well-drained soil, 1.5m wide by 2m high, Small, fairly insignificant flowers, Evergreen

50 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Cordyline fruticosa (Fairchild)
Beautiful, tropical looking thin foliage in shades of dark green, bright  pink and deep red, Good indoor plant in areas with bright light, Purifies air, Container, deck
Partial shade, bright location out of direct sunlight, Average water to moist, Rich, well-drained soil, 1 to 2 m tall, prune to control height, Evergreen, also called Hawaiian Ti Plant

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Cordyline fruticosa (Red Sister)
Brilliant broadleaf shrub with pink, maroon, plum and deep burgundy foliage, good houseplant in areas with bright light, container, deck, tall accent for entry or garden bed
Partial shade, bright location out of direct sunlight, Average water to moist, Rich, well-drained soil,1 to 2 m tall, prune to control height, Evergreen, Also called Red Sister Ti plant

60 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Cuphea ignea (Cigar plant)
Low-growing shrub, great accent plant in a garden bed, lovely in mass planting or containers, bright tubular flowers all year, attracts hummingbirds, bees and butterflies
Full sun to Partial shade, Average water to moist, Rich, well-drained soil, 1m wide by 80 cm high, Evergreen

30 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K30

Dracaena compacta (Dwarf Dracaena)
A fantastic dwarf compact variety, shiny dark green leaves, Popular houseplant due to its ease of care, powerful air-purifying plant, excellent addition to corner spaces, Container, shaded or covered areas, flower beds under trees
Partial shade, Average water, drought tolerant, Rich well-draining soil, May grow 1.5 m tall, prune to control height, Evergreen

30 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Dracaena fragrans (Corn Plant)
Simply beautiful upright, evergreen shrub, Shiny arching leaves, Use in mass plating beside pools, courtyards or narrow walk ways, Excellent for bright indoor locations
Partial shade, Average water to moist, Rich, moist but well-draining soil, May grow 3 to 4 m tall, prune to control height, Evergreen

50 cm       K50
1 m            K100
K1.5 m      K150
2 m            K200

Freylinia tropica (Freylinia)
Evergreen bushy shrub, tiny white flowers throughout the year but blooms profusely in spring and summer, beautiful container plant, screen or hedge
Full sun to partial shade, medium water needs, loose soil, rich in organic matter, 1.5 m high x 1.5 m wide

30 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Galphimia gracilis (Showers of gold /Golden Thryallis)
Lovely evergreen tropical shrub, Abundant clusters of vibrant golden flowers throughout the year, Hedges, makes a great background plant for back of borders, Accent plant
Full sun or Partial shade, Average Water, drought tolerant, Any well-drained soil, 1.5 m high

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Hamelia patens (Mexican Firebush)
Large ornamental shrub, Tubular orange-red Flowers in Spring, Summer, Autumn, Evergreen, Hedges, Back of borders, Accent plant in mixed beds, Containers, Edible berries
Full sun to Partial shade, Average Water, drought tolerant, Any well-drained soil, 2m wide by 3m high

50 cm       K50
1 m            K100

Hibiscus mutabilis (Confederate rose)
Large spreading shrub, Huge showy flowers in summer and autumn, Flowers change colours from white to pink to red, Deciduous, Parks and gardens, focal plant, container
Full sun, Moderate Water. Drought tolerant, Well-drained fertile soil, 3m wide by 3m high

50 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Hibiscus rosa sinensis (Hibiscus bush)
Popular tropical low maintenance shrub, Flowers early spring to autumn, Evergreen, Border, Container, Hedge, Standard, Specimen for garden or patio, flowers used for tea
Full sun, Average water, Any well-drained, humus rich, fertile soil, 2.5m wide by 2.5m high

50 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Holmskioldia sanguinea (Chinese hat plant)

Vigorous, woody shrub, long arching branches that can be tied and trained to trellises, evergreen if watered during winter, orange to deep red, nectar rich, tubular flower, in flower for many months, pruning after flowering  will stimulate more flowering and keep the shrub in shape, notable for attracting many birds, butterflies and bees
Full sun, average water, drought tolerant, compost-rich, fertile, well-draining soil

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Jasminum mesny (Primrose Jasmine)
Large evergreen shrub, long, arching branches, Flowers early spring to early autumn, Evergreen, Hedge, standard, Spectacular in mass plantings, used to control erosion
Full sun, Water moderately. Drought tolerant, Sandy soil, 2m wide by 2.5m high

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K30

Jatropha integerrima (Jatropha Cherry Blossom)
Large, slender-stemmed, multi-trunked, tropical, evergreen shrub, bright red cherry blossom-like flowers year round, entryway accent, hedge, lining a driveway, container
Full sun to Partial shade, Average water to dry, drought tolerant, Any soil, 2 m to 3m high, also known as Peregrina or Spicy Jatropha

60 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Lycianthes rantonnetii (Potato Bush)
Beautiful, semi-evergreen, sprawling shrub, slender branches, slightly weeping, masses of purple flowers almost throughout the whole year, Hedge, focal piece, mixed border
Full sun, Average water, Rich, well-drained soil, 2m wide by 3m high

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Megaskepasma (Brazilian red cloak)
Very Showy, lush, tropical, semi-woody, evergreen shrub, spectacular in flower, blooms autumn, winter and spring, Use as a specimen plant, informal hedge, or a screen
Full sun to Partial shade, Average Water to moist, Rich, well-drained soil, 2 m wide by 3 m high, Prune to control size

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Melaleuca bracteata (Johannesburg Gold)

Large, dense, upright, evergreen shrub, White-cream flowers in spring, Attractive golden-green foliage, Fast growing, Focal Plant, Container, Hedge, Windbreak, Cut flower
Full sun, Average water to moist, Any soil, 4m to 6m high, edible leaves, seeds, flowers, stems or roots, yield edible or useful oil

60 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K100

Melaleuca citrina (Crimson bottlebrush)
Evergreen shrub, Bright red, fluffy flowers, arching branches, Border, Container, Screen, Standard, Single accent, Attracts birds, Leaves are a tea substitute delightfully refreshing flavour
Full sun, Average water to moist, Any soil, 2.5m wide by 4.5m high, Crimson red bottlebrush blooms in Spring, Summer and Autumn, Evergreen, previously Callistemon citrinus

50 cm       K50
1 m            K100

Nerium oleander

Very attractive large evergreen shrub, large clusters of showy flowers over several months, very easy to grow, Low maintenance, All parts of the Oleander plant are toxic
Full sun, heat tolerant, Average water, drought tolerant, Any moderately rich soil, poor soil tolerant, 3 m high, Evergreen, All parts of the Oleander plant are toxic

50 cm       K50
1 m            K100

Odontonema Callistachyum (Purple Firespike)
Showy evergreen shrub, clumping stems, upright growing habit, blood-red flowers all year round, Evergreen, Back of borders, Accent plant, wonderful in mass planting
Full sun to Partial shade, Average Water Needs, Any compost-rich soil, 1m wide by 1.8m high

60 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Odontonema strictum (Red Firespike)
Showy evergreen shrub, clumping stems, upright growing habit, blood-red flowers all year round, Evergreen, Back of borders, Accent plant, wonderful in mass planting
Full sun to Partial shade, Average Water Needs, Any compost-rich soil, 1m wide by 1.8m high

60 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Plumeria ssp. (Frangipani)

Large deciduous shrub, gorgeous, richly fragrant blossoms late winter to summer, large spreading crown, attracts bees, birds and butterflies
Full sun, Sandy, well-draining soil, will do best with extra organic matter in the soil, average water in summer, very little water in winter, allow the soil to dry out a bit between watering, excellent grown against a sunny wall, providing cooling shade in summer while letting sun flow through in winter, 3 to 4 m high

50 cm       K50
1 m            K100
K1.5 m      K150
2 m            K200

Poinsettia Dwarf Pink

Bold and beautiful shrub, Dwarf evergreen variety, spectacular brightly coloured flowers, may grow indoors if placed in a well-lit room near a window, natural air purifier
Full sun to Partial shade, Average water, Loose, well-draining soil, dwarf varieties are 80 cm to 1m high 

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K100

Poinsettia Dwarf Red

Bold and beautiful shrub, Dwarf evergreen variety, spectacular brightly coloured flowers, may grow indoors if placed in a well-lit room near a window, natural air purifier
Full sun to Partial shade, Average water, Loose, well-draining soil, dwarf varieties are 80 cm to 1m high 

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K100

Schefflera arboricola (Dwarf Umbrella Plant)

Pretty evergreen shrub, shiny foliage, Perfect for a spot with afternoon shade, good indoor plant for common areas in shopping malls, offices, that receives bright light
Full sun to Partial shade, Average water, light, sandy, well-drained soils, 2 to 3 m high

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Tecoma capensis (Cape Honeysuckle)

Attractive ornamental scrambling, evergreen, multi-stemmed shrub, produces magnificent red, orange or yellow flowers over many months, border or hedge, screen, standard
Full sun, Average Water Needs. Drought tolerant, Any soil, 1m wide by 2m high

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Thunbergia erecta (King’s Mantle)

Absolutely a winner! Bushy dense fast growing, evergreen shrub, eye catching beautiful purple flowers all year, Ideal for cascading down a wall, ever-blooming hedge, beds
Full sun to Partial shade, Average water, Any well-draining soil, 1.5 m high

40 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K50

Vitex trifolia (Arabian Lilac Purple)

An exceptional fast growing bush, for warm, dry climates, Small blue flower at the tips during spring and summer, Semi-Evergreen, Makes and informal large hedge or screen
Full sun to partial shade, Average water, drought tolerant, Well-drained, preferably sandy soil, 3 m high

50 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K30

Vitex trifolia (Arabian Lilac Variegated)

An exceptional fast growing bush, for warm, dry climates, Small blue flower at the tips during spring and summer, Semi-Evergreen, Makes and informal large hedge or screen
Full sun to partial shade, Average water, drought tolerant, Well-drained, preferably sandy soil, 3 m high

50 cm plant
4 litre plant bag
K30

Yucca gigantea (Spineless Yucca)

Striking, large, upright plant, rosettes of sword-shaped, green leaves, Popular houseplant, excellent air purifier plant, Large pots, poolside, perfect plant for rockeries
Full sun to partial shade, Average water, drought tolerant, Prefers well-drained, rich, loamy soil but is tolerant of poor sandy soils, 4 m to 6 m tall, Evergreen

50 cm       K50
1 m            K100
K1.5 m      K150
2 m            K200

Yucca gloriosa (Spanish Dagger)
Popular, evergreen, fast-growing shrub, sword-like foliage, pointed tips, older leaves are drooping, single or multi-trunked, accent plant, rock garden, containers, attracts butterflies and birds
Full sun, medium water needs, drought tolerant, well-drained soil, low maintenance plant, 2 m high

50 cm       K50