SUBTROPICAL EAST COAST GDNS - KZN

Summer rainfall region

   Incorporates the coastal strip and grasslands from inland foothills almost to the coast. Includes inland and coastal forest. Mild climate year-round, though hot and humid in summer. Mild to cool, dry winters. High rainfall. More than 1000mm/annum. Trees and shrubs are fast growing. A mix of hot, sunny open spaces and shady forest gardens.

Trees     Shrubs      Perennials      Succulents      Groundcovers      Bulbs      Grasses     Low Water Needs
 
TREES
SMALL
Anastrabe integerrima
Antidesma venosum
Baphia racemosa
Buddleja saligna
Burchellia bubalina
Calpurnia aurea
Clausena anisata
Crotalaria capensis
Dais cotinifolia
Dichrostachys cinerea
Dombeya rotundifolia
Erythrina humeana
Erythrina latissima
Euclea crispa
Grewia flavescens
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TREES - MEDIUM
Anastrabe integerrima
Antidesma venosum
Baphia racemosa
Calodendrum capense
Combretum kraussii
Commiphora harveyi
Cussonia spicata
Dais cotinifolia
Erythrina latissima
Euclea crispa
Heteromorpha arborescens
Heteropyxis natalensis
Ilex mitis
Kiggelaria africana
Millettia grandis
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TREES - LARGE
Combretum kraussii
Cussonia spicata
Harpephyllum caffrum
Ilex mitis
Kiggelaria africana
Ptaeroxylon obliquum
Schotia brachypetala
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SHRUBS
SUN- SMALL
 
Anisodontea hybrid Classic Cerise
Bauhinia natalensis
Bauhinia tomentosa
Bowkeria citrina
Bowkeria verticillata
Buddleja auriculata
Carissa bispinosa
Coddia rudis
Crassula ovata
Crotalaria natalitia
Diospyros whyteana
Dissotis princeps
Dodonea viscosa var. angustifolia
Ehretia rigida
Erythrina humeana
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SHRUBS - SUN- MEDIUM
 
Anisodontea hybrid Classic Cerise
Bauhinia natalensis
Bauhinia tomentosa
Bowkeria citrina
Bowkeria verticillata
Buddleja auriculata
Carissa bispinosa
Coddia rudis
Crassula ovata
Crotalaria natalitia
Diospyros whyteana
Dissotis princeps
Dodonea viscosa var. angustifolia
Ehretia rigida
Erythrina humeana
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SHRUBS - SUN- LARGE
 
Baphia racemosa
Bowkeria verticillata
Buddleja auriculata
Buddleja saligna
Buddleja salviifolia
Burchellia bubalina
Calpurnia aurea
Canthium inerme
Capparis tomentosa
Carissa macrocarpa
Coddia rudis
Crotalaria capensis
Diospyros whyteana
Dodonea viscosa var. angustifolia
Dombeya rotundifolia
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SHRUBS - SEMI-SHADE - SMALL
 
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SHRUBS - SEMI-SHADE - MEDIUM
 
Anisodontea hybrid Classic Cerise
Bauhinia natalensis
Bauhinia tomentosa
Bowkeria citrina
Bowkeria verticillata
Buddleja auriculata
Carissa bispinosa
Coddia rudis
Crassula ovata
Diospyros whyteana
Duvernoia aconitiflora
Duvernoia adhatodoides
Grewia occidentalis
Helichrysum populifolium
Hyperacanthus amoenus
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SHRUBS - SEMI-SHADE - LARGE
 
Baphia racemosa
Bowkeria verticillata
Buddleja auriculata
Buddleja salviifolia
Burchellia bubalina
Calpurnia aurea
Canthium inerme
Capparis tomentosa
Carissa macrocarpa
Coddia rudis
Diospyros whyteana
Dovyalis caffra
Duvernoia adhatodoides
Gardenia thunbergia
Grewia lasiocarpa
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SHRUBS - SHADE - SMALL
 
Helichrysum populifolium
Hibiscus pedunculatus
Hypoestes aristata
Indigofera micrantha
Ocimum labiatum
Plectranthus fruticosus
Plectranthus zuluensis
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SHRUBS - SHADE - MEDIUM
 
Duvernoia aconitiflora
Duvernoia adhatodoides
Helichrysum populifolium
Plectranthus fruticosus
Psychotria capensis
Rhamnus prinoides
Strophanthus speciosus
Trichocladus crinitus
Xylotheca kraussiana
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SHRUBS - SHADE - LARGE
 
Carissa macrocarpa
Duvernoia adhatodoides
Gymnosporia arenicola
Indigofera frutescens
Pavetta lanceolata
Psychotria capensis
Rhamnus prinoides
Tarenna pavettoides
Xylotheca kraussiana
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PERENNIALS
SUN
 
Aristea ecklonii
Asystasia gangetica
Berkheya speciosa
Callilepis laureola
Chlorophytum saundersiae
Crinum bulbispermum
Crossandra greenstockii
Cyanotis speciosa
Cyperus prolifer
Dianthus zeyheri
Dietes flavida
Dimorphotheca jucunda
Felicia muricata subsp. muricata
Gazania krebsiana
Gerbera ambigua
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PERENNIALS - SEMI-SHADE
 
Aristea ecklonii
Asystasia gangetica
Bulbine latifolia
Chlorophytum saundersiae
Crocosmia aurea
Cyperus prolifer
Cyrtanthus mackenii
Dietes flavida
Helichrysum umbraculigerum
Impatiens hochsteteri
Phygelius aequalis
Phygelius capensis
Plectranthus verticillatus
Senecio speciosus
Thunbergia atriplicifolia
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PERENNIALS - SHADE
 
Asystasia gangetica
Chlorophytum bowkeri
Chlorophytum saundersiae
Crocosmia aurea
Cyrtanthus mackenii
Impatiens hochsteteri
Plectranthus verticillatus
Xerophyta elegans
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SUCCULENTS
SUN
 
 Aeollanthus parvifolius
Aloe arborescens
Aloe cooperi
Aloe ferox
Aloe maculata
Aloe marlothii
Aloe rupestris
Aloe spicata
Aloe tenuior
Aloe vanbalenii
Aptenia cordifolia
Bulbine abyssinica
Bulbine frutescens
Bulbine narcissifolia
Crassula obovata var obovata
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SUCCULENTS - SEMI-SHADE
 
Aloe arborescens
Aloe tenuior
Aptenia cordifolia
Bulbine frutescens
Crassula spathulata
Delosperma tradescantioides
Euphorbia clavaroides
Kalanchoe longiflora
Plectranthus neochilus
Senecio barbertonicus
Stapelia gigantea
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SUCCULENTS - SHADE
 
Crassula spathulata
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GROUNDCOVERS
SUN
 
 Aeollanthus parvifolius
Aptenia cordifolia
Asystasia gangetica
Chaenostoma cordatum
Crassula spathulata
Delosperma tradescantioides
Dietes flavida
Dimorphotheca jucunda
Falkia repens
Gazania krebsiana
Helichrysum petiolare
Helichrysum teretifolium
Justicia protracta
Plectranthus neochilus
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GROUNDCOVERS- SEMI-SHADE
 
Aptenia cordifolia
Asystasia gangetica
Bulbine latifolia
Crassula multicava
Crassula spathulata
Cyrtanthus mackenii
Delosperma tradescantioides
Dietes flavida
Dyschoriste setigera
Falkia repens
Helichrysum petiolare
Justicia protracta
Plectranthus neochilus
Plectranthus verticillatus
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GROUNDCOVERS- SHADE
 
Asystasia gangetica
Crassula multicava
Crassula spathulata
Cyrtanthus mackenii
Dyschoriste setigera
Justicia protracta
Plectranthus oertendahlii
Plectranthus verticillatus
Veltheimia bracteata
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BULBS
 
Albuca batteniana
Albuca bracteata
Albuca nelsonii
Boophone disticha
Clivia gardenii
Clivia miniata
Crinum bulbispermum
Crinum graminicola
Crinum macowanii
Crocosmia aurea
Crocosmia paniculata
Cyrtanthus mackenii
Cyrtanthus sanguineus
Eucomis humilis
Gladiolus papilio
Gloriosa superba
Hesperantha coccinea
Hypoxis colchicifolia
Hypoxis hemerocallidea
Kniphofia linearifolia
Kniphofia rooperi
Merwilla plumbea
Ornithogalum juncifolium
Veltheimia bracteata
Zantedeschia aethiopica
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GRASSES
 
Andropogon eucomus
Aristida junciformis
Cyperus prolifer
Eragrostis capensis
Imperata cylindrica
Melinis species
Setaria megaphylla
Setaria sphacelata
Themeda triandra
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LOW WATER NEEDS
 
 Aeollanthus parvifolius
Albuca bracteata
Albuca nelsonii
Aloe arborescens
Aloe ferox
Aloe maculata
Aloe marlothii
Aloe rupestris
Aloe spicata
Aloe tenuior
Aloe vanbalenii
Andropogon eucomus
Aptenia cordifolia
Aristida junciformis