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Alluring Agapanthus

Alluring Agapanthus...

Easy-to-grow Agapanthus produce glorious clusters of lily-like blooms that last throughout the summer. The six or so species that comprise the genus Agapanthus (African Lily) are found growing wild along the coastal belt and inland mountainous regions of southern Africa. These clump forming perennials have been collected from their natural habitats and developed into many spectacular garden hybrids that adorn landscapes...
Gazania — an easy to grow gem from Africa

Gazania — an easy to grow gem from Africa...

  Indigenous gazanias growing in their native habitat endure poor soil, baked conditions and drought and still produce boldly coloured flowers.   Gazania, a flamboyant, variable and versatile plant is the trademark of the unique country landscapes in Namaqualand (the wild flower region in South Africa’s western extremities) and the pride of the flower route in South Africa. This genus of 16 species of...
Reliable and colourful Penstemons

Reliable and colourful Penstemons...

Penstemon is growing in popularity and is used in gardens worldwide.   Growing penstemons (also known as Beard Tongue)  is incredibly easy, with very little care and attention required. Purchase plants in summer while in bloom to ensure you get the colour you want. Water regularly during the first season. Once the plants are established they will be fairly drought tolerant. Penstemons are easily grown from seed,...
Easy growing Hostas

Easy growing Hostas...

For foliage effect, Hosta is one of the best plants available Grown for their luxuriant, decorative foliage, plantain lilies are hardy, herbaceous perennials from the Far East There is a special value in having plants which have beauty in both flowers and foliage. In this respect, the Hostas or ‘Plantain Lilies’ are well nigh supreme and it is small wonder that in recent years when foliage effect has become...