Plants suitable for water-wise Gardens.

[Annuals] [Herbaceous perennials] [Shrubs] [Trees] [Bulbs] [Restios] [Succulents]
Plumbago Aloe ferox Felicia echinata Salvia africana-lutea Barleria obtusa

Annuals

Arctotis hirsuta
Arctotis venusta
Arctotis acaulis
Dimorphotheca pluvialis
Dimorphotheca sinuata
Dorotheanthus bellidiformis
Heliophila coronopifolia
Nemesia strumosa
Senecio elegans
Ursinia cakilefolia
Ursinia anthemoides


Herbaceous perennials

Anchusa capensis
Arctotis sp
Artemesia afra
Asparagus densiflorus
Asystasia gangetica
Cineraria saxifraga
Cliffortia ferriginea
Dymondia margaretae
Felicia aethiopica
Felicia echinata
Gazania spp
Geranium incanum
Helichrysum argyrophyllum
Helichrysum cymosum
Helichrysum dasyanthum
Hermannia pinnata
Hermannia saccifera
Helipterum cf argyropsis
Hypoestes aristata
Leonotus leonorus
Pelargonium betulinum
Pelargonium cucullatum
Pelargonium peltatum
Pelargonium suburbanum
Pelargonium tetragonium
Pelargonium tomentosum
Plectranthus fruticosum "James"
Plectranthus neochilus
Scabiosa incisa
Scabiosa africana


Shrubs

Acmadenia heterophylla
Agathosma ovata
Agathosma serpyllacea
Barleria obtusa
Bauhinia galpini
Buddleja auriculata
Buddleja salviifolia
Carissa macrocarpa
Chrysanthemoides monilifera
Coleonema album
Elytropappus rhinocerotis
Erica baccans
Erica bauera
Erica versicolor
Erica verticillata
Eriocephalus africanus
Euryops pectinatus
Leucadendron salignum
Myrsine africana
Nylandtia spinosa
Phylica pubescens
Phylica purpurea
Plumbago auriculata
Polygala myrtifolia
Protea repens
Rhus crenata
Rhus glauca
Rhus nebulosa
Salvia africana-caerula
Salvia africana-lutea
Salvia chameleagnea
Strelitzia juncea
Strelitzia reginea
Tecomaria capensis


Trees

Acacia karoo
Aloe barbarae
Brachylaena discolor
Celtis africana
Cussonia paniculata
Cussonia spicata
Dais cotinifolia
Diospyros whyteana
Erythrina caffra
Ficus cordata
Kiggelaria africana
Olea europaea subsp africana
Rhus pendulina
Sideroxylon inerme
Strelitzia nicolai
Syzigium guineense
Tarchonanthus trilobus
Trichelia emetica
Virgilia oroboides
Widdringtonia cedarbergensis


Bulbs

Agapanthus praecox
Aristea major
Babiana spp
Brunsvigia orientalis
Clivia miniata
Freesia alba
Gladiolus alatus
Haemanthus sanguineus
Homeria comptonii
Kniphofia linearifolia
Lachenalia aloides
Ornithogalum thrysoides
Veltheimia bracteata
Watsonia borbonica



Restio

Chondropetalum tectorum
Thamnocortus insignis


Succulents

Aloe arborescens
Aloe ferox
Aloe ciliaris
Aloe dichotoma
Aloe plicatilis
Aloe striata
Aloe tenior
Bulbine latifolia
Bulbine frutescens
Cotyledon orbiculata
Carpobrotus edulis
Crassula coccinea
Crassula multicava
Crassula ovata
Drosanthemum speciosum
Delospermum spp
Lampranthus spp
Portulacaria afra
Sanseviera pearsonii
Tylecodon paniculatus


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Liesl van der Walt
Kirstenbosch
March 2001
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