THICKET

Summer / Winter rainfall region

Eastern Cape, parts of southern and southwestern Cape and Klein Karoo. Known as Albany Thicket. This region butts up against the Fynbos, Succulent Karoo and Subtropical EC vegetation regions so there is an overlap of plant species. Spiny plants and shrubby bushes are common with scattered trees. Soils are fertile and plants are adapted to browsers and low rainfall and are hardy and easy to grow. Rain can be any time of year with the eastern section receiving summer rains, and the western half, winter rains. Less than 500mm/ annumPlants are drought and heat tolerant. This category is for gardeners keen to use locally indigenous plants, i.e. their region, rather than plants indigenous to anywhere in SA.

Trees     Shrubs      Perennials      Succulents      Groundcovers      Bulbs     Low Water Needs
 
TREES
SMALL
TREES - MEDIUM
TREES - LARGE
 
SHRUBS
 SUN - SMALL SHRUBS
 
SUN - MEDIUM SHRUBS
 
SUN - LARGE SHRUBS
 
 
SEMI-SHADE - SMALL SHRUBS
 
SEMI-SHADE - MEDIUM SHRUBS
 
SEMI-SHADE - LARGE SHRUBS
 
 
SHADE - SMALL SHRUBS
 
SHADE - MEDIUM SHRUBS
 
SHADE - LARGE SHRUBS
 
 
PERENNIALS
SUN
 
PERENNIALS - SEMI-SHADE
 
PERENNIALS - SHADE
 
 
SUCCULENTS
SUN
 
SUCCULENTS - SEMI-SHADE
 
SUCCULENTS - SHADE
 
 
GROUNDCOVERS
SUN
 
GROUNDCOVERS- SEMI-SHADE