Climbers: 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.  Our plant descriptions are based on our own research and observations, and we are always happy to receive additional comments - or corrections! Please feel free to email us at leone@petalfaire.co.za .

Bauhinia galpinii

Common name: Pride of de Kaap

Description: A robust indigenous trailer with lobed leaves and brick red flowers. Use as a screen or to cover a pergola
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Cassinopsis ilicifolia

Common name: Lemon thorn

Description: A dense spiny indigenous shrub with lovely shiny green leaves, small whitish flowers in spring followed by large orange berries in autumn. Birds love the berries. Makes a good screen.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Clematis brachiata

Common name: Travellers joy

Description: A creeper that bears masses of fragrant flowers. It is a vigorous grower that spreads rapidly. Delicate creamy white flowers in autumn.
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R90.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Combretum bracteosum

Common name: Flame creeper

Description: Spectacular woody climber with large glossy dark green leaves. Clusters of bright red flowers. Insects, butterflies, birds
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R150.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Dipogon lignosus

Common name: Cape sweet pea

Description: A fast growing indigenous vine with greyish green pinnate leaves. Pink magenta live flowers from spring to summer. Why is my flower blue???
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Gloriosa superba

Common name: Flame lily

Description: A scrambling indigenous bulb with shiny tapered bright green leaves. Wavy edged red and yellow flowers. Cut flower. HUGE tubers
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R120.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Indigenous - Strophanthus speciosus

Common name: Corkscrew flower

Description: A scrambling woody based indigenous climber / shrub with scented yellow starfish shaped flowers in spring.Attracts Birds. The leaves, seeds and latex are poisonous.
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R200.00  |   Buy now

Jasminum multipartitum

Common name: Starry wild jasmine

Description: A scrambling climber with glossy linear dark green leaves and scented waxy white flowers. Attracts insects and birds.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Mondia whitei

Common name: Whites ginger

Description: A robust threatened indigenous climber. It grows in forests and riverine woodland. Thick veined leaves and clusters of red and white flowers in summer. Likes moist conditions.
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R100.00  |   Buy now

Pelargonium peltatum

Common name: Ivy-leafed geranium

Description: A climbing indigenous perennial with fleshy ivy shaped leaves and clusters of pale lilac flowers. Various
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Rhynchosia pentheri

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Description: A twining climber with lovely trifoliate leaves and pea like flowers that attract butterflies.
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Ruttya fruticosa - yellow

Common name: Yellow Monkey face

Description: Scrambling indigenous shrub with glossy dark green foliage and two-lipped black centred yellow flowers. Attracts bees, butterflies and birds. A magnificent specimen in our garden. Waterwise
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Senecio deltoideus variegata

Common name: Kei River senecio deltoideus

Description: A gorgeous new indigenous climber with soft scalloped variegated leaves. Clusters of yellow flowers in autumn.
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R75.00  |  This item is currently out of stock.

Senecio macroglossus

Common name: Flowering ivy

Description: Ivy leafed climber which needs a support to climb. Bears dainty yellow daisy like flowers all year particularly in late winter and spring. Has been known to survive the black frost! 18cm pots.
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Thunbergia - Arizona glow

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Description: NEW hybrid indigenous climber with black centred dark orange flowers. Attracts birds, butterflies and bees to the garden. 17cm pot
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Thunbergia alata - Fire red

Common name: Black eyed susan - Fire red

Description: A lovely indigenous climber with large maroon centred orange flowers all year. Colour differentiation more marked in winter when the orange becomes an apricot colour.
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Thunbergia alata - Rambling Rose

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Description: A Petal Faire hybrid. We assume that she is a cross between the easy to grow Blushing Susie and the difficult Raspberry Smoothie. Tough with large large flowers - a winner!
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Thunbergia dregeana

Common name: Haarbossie

Description: A scrambling indigenous climber with heart shaped toothed furry green leaves. It has large cream flowers in summer. Bees love it. Waterwise.
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Thunbergia neglecta

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Description: A scrambling indigenous climber / ground cover with heart shaped leaves. White flowers in summer.
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R60.00  |   Buy now