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The Botanical Society of South Africa
       Kwa Zulu-Natal Coastal Branch

Form plants 2016

These plants are amongst indigenous landscapers’ favourites as they bring exciting definition and style - with a particularly local accent – to the garden.

Stapelia gigantea

Carrion Flower

Low-growing succulent bearing large flowers. In dry, rocky spots.

Strelitzia juncea

Reed Strelitzia

Shrub with reed-like leaves. Full sun. Bird-of-paradise flowers on the leaf-stems.

Strelitzia nicolai

Dune Strelitzia

Fast-growing multi-stemmed 'banana palm'. Good screen and windbreak. Birds

Strelitzia reginae

Crane Flower

Shrub of 1-2m. Sun/semi-shade. Bird of paradise flowers. Attracts birds.

Strelitzia reginae

Mandela's Gold

1.5m form plant, sun, bold foliage, striking golden crane flowers for vase, birds

Todea barbara

Swamp Forest Fern

Attractive 1,5m small tree fern. Likes damp soil near streams in forest shade