Spring has sprung in my garden in Durbanville, Western Cape in South Africa. These are pincushions, part of the Fynbos family indigenous to the Western Cape! They grow in the wilds and on the mountains!! By Patricia Coetzee, vF 9-5-22
South Africa is home to a magnificent variety of indigenous trees and shrubs, and with a move by home owners towards the use of indigenous plants, it has become ever more important to choose species that will work in your home. Whilst many indigenous species are now being planted in gardens around Gauteng, not all
The commonly grown agapanthus flower, often called Lily of the Nile, was introduced to Australia from South Africa. They are extremely hardy, drought-tolerant plants that produce flowers in different colours from white to blue to purple.
There is a whole treasure chest full of indigenous plants for South African gardeners to grow! No matter what size space you have, local plant breeders have embraced the idea of creating compact plants that will supply texture and colour even in a pint-sized plot. Read more about the indigenous plants you can plant in your small garden in the article below. #indigenousplants #indigenoussouthafricanplants #flowers #gardening #southafrica #indigenousflowers #whattoplant