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Groundcovers, Bulbs, & Creepers

A beautiful colour display can be created in the garden using indigenous groundcovers,  be it a  fast  spreading  species to cover a large area quickly, or a  bulbous plants to pack a colour-punch.



  Broad-Leaved Bulbine / Rooiwortel Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Needs protection Foilage: Evergreen Size: Fast growing medium-sized (7-10m)  Flowers: Yellow on & off


  Miniature Agapanthus / Klein Agapante Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 30cm x 30cm Flowers: White or blue in spring General: Excellen


  Giant Agapanthus / Bloulelie Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 50cm x 30cm Flowers: White or Blue in spring General: Mass plant


  Aptenia Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Low growing & fast spreading Flowers: Rose-red year-round General: Hassle-free groundcover


  Blue Stars / Blousterre Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 40cm x 40cm Flowers: Blue in spring-summer General: Stunning flowers & a


  Asparagus Fern Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Very Hardy  Foilage: Deciduous Size: Medium - Large (8-12m)  Flowers: Yellow in spring & summer General: Wat


  Creeping Foxglove / isiHobe Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Semi-Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Fast spreading up to 25cm Flowers: White in autumn General: Covers

  Bush Violet / Bosviooltjie Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Fairly Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 50cm x 40cm Flowers: Blue-violet in autumn General: Waterwise


  Purple Bush Violet / Pers Bosviooltjie Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Semi-Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 60cm x 60cm Flowers: Deep purple in summer-autumn Gene


  Pink Bush Violet / Pienk Bosviooltjie Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Semi-Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 60cm x 60cm Flowers: Deep purple in summer-autumn Gener


Bushy Bulbine  /  Wildekopieva  /  ibhucu Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 40cm  x  30cm Flowers: Yellow in spring &a


  Burn Jelly Plant / Balsem Kopieva Postion: Sun Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 20cm x 30cm Flowers: Yellow or orange in spring-autumn General: Great for mass plant


  Sour Fig / Hottentotsvy / umGongozi Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 30cm high Flowers: Bright pink in spring General: Prevents 


Small num num  /  Klein noem noem Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Semi - Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 0.4m Flowers: White in spring & summer Gener


  Weeping Anthericum Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Very Hardy  Foilage: Semi-deciduous Size: 40cm Flowers: White flowers & decorative seeds year round General: Brin

Wild Cinereria / Geelblom Postion: Sun Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 30cm Flowers: Yellow in spring-autumn General: Stunning when mass planted 


  Bush Lilly / Boslelie / uMayime Postion: Semi-shade - Shade Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 50cm Flowers: Orange in spring General: Stunning when planted im ma


  Fairy Crassula / Feetjie Crassula / uMadinsane Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Semi-Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 30cm Flowers: Pink in winter General: Tidy plant


  Ruby Crassula / Feetjie Crassula / uMadinsane Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Semi-Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 30cm Flowers: Pink in winter General: Tidy p


Orangeriver lily / Oranjerivierlelie / Umnduze Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Very Hardy  Foilage: Deciduous Size: Up to 1m  Flowers: Pink in spring & summer

  Falling Stars / umLunge Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Dormant in winter Size: 60cm Flowers: Orange in summer General: Excellent cut-flower


  Miniature papyrus Postion: Sun Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 80cm Flowers: Decorative seeds General: Can be submerged in water


  Vygie Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 10cm -15cm Flowers: White in summer General: Ideally suited to rockeries

Hairbell Postion: Sun Frost tolerance: Fairly Hardy  Foilage: Deciduous Size: 1.2m x 0.5m Flowers: Pink in spring & summer General: Low Maintenance & Fast Growing 


  Yellow Wild Iris / Poublom Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Very Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Clump forming up to 1.2m  Flowers: Yellow in spring-summer General


  Large Wild Iris / Groot Wildeiris / Isiqungasehlati Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Very Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Clump forming up to 1.2m Flowers: White & purple in


  Silver Carpet Postion: Sun Frost tolerance: Very Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Fast spreading up to 5cm Flowers: Yellow throughout the year General: Can handle traffic over it


  White Carpet / Witoortjies Postion: Semi-shade - Shade Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Fast spreading up to 5cm Flowers: White in spring General: Ideal between


  Kingfisher Daisy Postion: Sun Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 40cm Flowers: Blue flowers year-round General: Decorative border


Pineapple flower / Wildepynappel / Umathunga Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Very Hardy  Foilage: Deciduous Size: 60cm high Flowers: Green-Yellow flowers in Summer General:


  Cape Holly / Without / iPhuphuma Postion: Sun Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 40cm Flowers: Blue year-round General: Decorative border

  Gazania / Botterblom Postion: Sun Frost tolerance: Fairly Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Fast spreading up to 30cm Flowers: Orange-red in spring-summer General: Mass plant or


  Creeping Gazania / Rankbotterblom Postion: Sun Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Fast spreading up to 15cm Flowers: Yellow in spring-summer General: Stabilizes emban

African Potato  /  Rooiwortel  / Inkomfe Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Very Hardy  Foilage: Deciduous Size: 0.4m Flowers: Yellow in summer General: Water


  Star Lilly / Afrika-patat / iLabatheka Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Deciduous Size: 0.3m Flowers: Yellow in summer General: Highly medicinal


  Common Rush / Biesie / Incema Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 60cm Flowers: Decorative seeds General: Wetland plant


  Red Hot Poker Postion: Sun Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 50cm - 1.2m Flowers: Orange-Yellow General: A favourite amongst birds


Dainty Poker Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Fairly Hardy  Foilage: Deciduous Size: 0.3m Flowers: Yellow in spring & summer General: Waterwise / Attracts ne


Van Staden's River Daisy  /  Bergbietou Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Fairly Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: 0.3m x 0.4m Flowers: Various in spring &am


Speckled Spur Flower  /  Gespikkelde Muishondblaar Postion: Semi-shade to Shade Frost tolerance: Fairly Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Trailing  0.4m x 0.6m Flowers: White Autumn


Madagascar Spur Flower  /  Madagaskar muishondblaar Postion: Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Fairly Hardy  Foilage: Semi-Deciduous Size: 0.4m x 0.5m  Flowers: White in Autum


  Blue Squill / Blouberglelie / Ingidunza Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Dormant in winter Size: 40cm Flowers: Blue in summer General: Highly medicin

  Flowering Ivy Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Semi-Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Creeper Flowers: Yellow year-round General: Waterwise 


  Trailing Phlox / Rankende Floks Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Fairly Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Fast spreading up to 20cm high Flowers: White General: C


  Black-eyed Susan / Swartoognooi / isiPhondo Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Semi-Hardy  Foilage: Semi-deciduous Size: Creeper Flowers: Yellow or Orange in summer & throughou


  Wild Garlic / Wildeknoffel  Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Fast growing to 35cm Flowers: Purple in summer General: Waterwise&n


  Variegated Garlic / Wildeknoffel Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Evergreen Size: Fast growing to 40cm  Flowers: Purple in summer & throughout the y


  Watsonia Postion: Sun - Semi-shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Species dependant Size: 50cm - 1.5m Flowers: Various General: Stunning colourful effect when planted betwee


  Arum Lilly / Varkoor / iHlukwe Postion: Sun - Shade  Frost tolerance: Hardy  Foilage: Deciduous Size: 60cm - 1.2m Flowers: White in spring General: Excellent cut-flower