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