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Exotic: Aster novi belgii - Jenny

Description: A mound forming exotic perennial with tapered dark green leaves. Yellow centred lilac flowers in autumn. Attracts butterflies.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 30cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: Dolichos purpureus

Description: A tough twining African climber with large purple backed leaves. Lilac flowers then edible maroon beans.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2.5m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: Ruellia macrantha

Description: A soft stemmed exotic perennial with lance shaped bright green leaves. It has showy rose pink flowers. Indoor plant?

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Aut - Win
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R80.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: Vigna caracalla

Description: An interesting exotic climber from the pea family. It has clusters of scented yellow fading to lavender snail like flowers. Huge rootball so do not plant near foundations.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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Indigenous: Barleria greenii

Description: Rare rounded shrub with thick smooth shiny dark green leaves and scented open pink flowers. Likes clay soil.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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Indigenous: Eucomis zambesiaca

Description: Small form. Rare interesting bulb with attractive broad strap like leaves and small green flower spikes with bracts on top. Cut flower.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 25cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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Indigenous: Gloriosa superba

Description: A scrambling indigenous bulb with shiny tapered bright green leaves. Wavy edged red and yellow flowers. Cut flower. HUGE tubers

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Red and Yellow
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: Lessertia frutescens

Description: Short lived indigenous shrub with pinnate silvery leaves and bright orange flowers. These are followed by bladder-like seedpods. Miracle medicinal plant. Self seeds.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 100cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
Soil selection: Dry sandy soil
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