WESTERN CAPE

Winter rainfall region

We include all 3 vegetation types here - Fynbos: > 500mm rain/ annum, frost in the high-lying inland areas. Sandy soils. : 300-500mm annual rainfall. Sandy soils. (Cape Flats, coastal Western Cape and coastal West Coast).Cape Metropole, Boland, Swartland, Overberg,

and the Garden Route & Tsitskikamma. 

 
Trees     Shrubs      Perennials     Succulents      Groundcovers      Bulbs     Low Water Needs
TREES
SMALL
Buddleja saligna
Burchellia bubalina
Clausena anisata
Crotalaria capensis
Euclea crispa
Galpinia transvaalica
Grewia occidentalis
Halleria lucida
Pappea capensis
Rothmannia globosa
Scolopia mundii
Searsia chirindensis
Tarchonanthus camphoratus
Zanthoxylum capense
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TREES - MEDIUM
Calodendrum capense
Cussonia spicata
Euclea crispa
Galpinia transvaalica
Heteromorpha arborescens
Ilex mitis
Kiggelaria africana
Pappea capensis
Ptaeroxylon obliquum
Scolopia mundii
Searsia chirindensis
Searsia lancea
Tarchonanthus camphoratus
Vachellia karroo
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TREES - LARGE
Apodytes dimidiata
Cussonia spicata
Ilex mitis
Kiggelaria africana
Ptaeroxylon obliquum
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SHRUBS
SMALL SHRUBS - SUN
 
Anisodontea hybrid Classic Cerise
Anisodontea scabrosa
Coleaonema species
Crassula ovata
Eriocephalus africanus
Euphorbia mauritanica
Felicia muricata subsp. muricata
Gomphocarpus physocarpus
Gomphostigma virgatum
Gomphostigma virgatum
Helichrysum petiolare
Hypoestes aristata
Lessertia frutescens
Leucospermum cordifolium
Leucospermum oleifolium
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SMALL SHRUBS - SEMI-SHADE
Anisodontea hybrid Classic Cerise
Coleaonema species
Crassula ovata
Gomphostigma virgatum
Helichrysum petiolare
Hypoestes aristata
Ochna serrulata
Pelargonium X fragrans
Pelargonium cucullatum
Polygala myrtifolia
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SMALL SHRUBS - SHADE
Hypoestes aristata
Plectranthus fruticosus
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MEDIUM SHRUBS - SUN
 
Anisodontea hybrid Classic Cerise
Carissa bispinosa
Coleaonema species
Crassula ovata
Diospyros lycioides
Diospyros whyteana
Dodonea viscosa var. angustifolia
Ehretia rigida
Euphorbia mauritanica
Freylinia lanceolata
Grewia occidentalis
Halleria elliptica
Lauridia tetragona
Leonotis leonurus
Leucospermum cordifolium
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MEDIUM SHRUBS - SEMI-SHADE
Anisodontea hybrid Classic Cerise
Carissa bispinosa
Coleaonema species
Crassula ovata
Diospyros whyteana
Grewia occidentalis
Halleria elliptica
Lauridia tetragona
Mundulea sericea
Plumbago auriculata
Polygala myrtifolia
Trichocladus crinitus
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MEDIUM SHRUBS - SHADE
Halleria elliptica
Plectranthus fruticosus
Trichocladus crinitus
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LARGE SHRUBS - SUN
 
Buddleja saligna
Buddleja salviifolia
Burchellia bubalina
Canthium inerme
Crotalaria capensis
Diospyros lycioides
Diospyros whyteana
Dodonea viscosa var. angustifolia
Dovyalis caffra
Ehretia rigida
Freylinia lanceolata
Grewia occidentalis
Lauridia tetragona
Osteospermum moniliferum subsp. moniliferum
Rothmannia globosa
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LARGE SHRUBS - SEMI-SHADE
Buddleja salviifolia
Burchellia bubalina
Canthium inerme
Diospyros whyteana
Dovyalis caffra
Grewia occidentalis
Lauridia tetragona
Rothmannia globosa
Searsia chirindensis
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LARGE SHRUBS - SHADE
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PERENNIALS
SUN
 
Arctotis stoechadifolia
Aristea capitata
Cyanotis speciosa
Felicia echinata
Felicia muricata subsp. muricata
Gazania krebsiana
Geranium incanum
Gomphocarpus physocarpus
Kniphofia linearifolia
Kniphofia uvaria
Nemesia fruticans
Osteospermum muricatum subsp. muricatum
Pelargonium reniforme
Scabiosa africana incisa columbaria hybrids
Senecio speciosus
Wachendorfia thyrsiflora
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PERENNIALS - SEMI-SHADE
Aristea capitata
Impatiens hochsteteri
Pelargonium reniforme
Plectranthus verticillatus
Senecio speciosus
Wachendorfia thyrsiflora
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PERENNIALS - SHADE
Impatiens hochsteteri
Plectranthus verticillatus
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SUCCULENTS
SUN
 
Aloe ferox
Bulbine abyssinica
Bulbine frutescens
Cotyledon orbiculata
Crassothonna cacalioides
Crassula arborescens
Crassula capitella
Crassula spathulata
Curio crassulifolius
Drosanthemum hispidum
Euphorbia clavaroides
Glottiphyllum depressum
Lampranthus amoenus
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SUCCULENTS - SEMI-SHADE
Bulbine frutescens
Cotyledon orbiculata
Crassothonna cacalioides
Crassula spathulata
Euphorbia clavaroides
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SUCCULENTS - SHADE
Crassula spathulata
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GROUNDCOVERS
SUN
 
Agapanthus africanus
Arctotis stoechadifolia
Chaenostoma cordatum
Cotula sericea
Crassothonna cacalioides
Crassula rubricaulis
Crassula spathulata
Drosanthemum hispidum
Falkia repens
Felicia amelloides
Gazania krebsiana
Gazania rigens
Geranium incanum
Helichrysum petiolare
Helichrysum teretifolium
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GROUNDCOVERS- SEMI-SHADE
Cotula sericea
Crassothonna cacalioides
Crassula spathulata
Dyschoriste setigera
Falkia repens
Helichrysum petiolare
Pelargonium reniforme
Plectranthus verticillatus
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GROUNDCOVERS- SHADE
Plectranthus verticillatus
Crassula spathulata
Dyschoriste setigera
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BULBS
 
Agapanthus africanus
Albuca bracteata
Boophone disticha
Kniphofia linearifolia
Kniphofia uvaria
Ornithogalum juncifolium
Zantedeschia aethiopica
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LOW WATER NEEDS
Agapanthus africanus
Albuca bracteata
Aloe ferox
Apodytes dimidiata
Arctotis stoechadifolia
Aristida junciformis
Boophone disticha
Buddleja saligna
Buddleja salviifolia
Bulbine abyssinica
Bulbine frutescens
Burchellia bubalina
Carissa bispinosa
Clematis brachiata
Coleaonema species
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