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Frost tolerant fynbos and protea seeds

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Coleonema pulchellum

Commonly known as Confettii Bush

  • When in flower, the bush looks as if white or pink confetti has been sprinkled over it.
  • It is a must for any garden – is highly adaptable to different climates, hardy to wind and frost tolerant and grows into a beautiful evergreen, feathery, aromatic shrub of upto 2m in height.
  • It flowers anytime from late winter to early summer and the flowers are pink or white tiny star shaped flowers.
  • The leaves have excellent insect repellent properties.
  • Campers use it by rubbing their bedding with twigs and leaves to keep mosquitoes and other insects away.
  • Fisherman also use it to get rid of the fishy smell on their hands. You can make a wash by adding a cup of leaves and flowers to 1 litre of boiling water and allowing it to steep. It also gives a lovely fresh scent to pot pourri.
  • The best time to use it is during spring and summer when the bush is in flower.
  • Great as cut flower as filler.
  • Plant seeds in autumn.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
$0.08

Euryops virgineus

Commonly known as Honey euryops, River resin bush, Heuningmagriet

  • This is an exceptionally hardy, easy to grow and attractive shrub.
  • It grows to a height and spread of 1.5 – 3m and grows into a lovely rounded bush.
  • It produces masses of yellow flowers in summer.
  • It has beautiful evergreen foliage which is also very attractive, even when the bush is not in flower.
  • It is happiest in a position of full sun and is also frost tolerant.
  • Seeds should be planted in autumn.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
$0.08

Watsonia pillansii

 

Commonly known as Pillans Watsonia

  • This plant grows to a height of 0.5-1m with flowers ranging in color from orange to scarlet.
  • Flowering occurs in summer.
  • Watsonia pillansii is a very attractive plant that will not go unnoticed in your garden when in flower.
  • It enjoys full sun, but does prefer damp conditions all year around.
  •  It also has a high frost tolerance.
  • Seeds should be sown in spring.
  • hardy to USDA zone 7.
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Barleria obtusa

Commonly known as Bush Violet 

  • It is a perennial plant with multi-stems up to 80 cm in length.
  • It is fast growing and spreading and seeds itself successfully.
  • It's evergreen, with the blue/purple flowers occurring in abundance in autumn.
  • It is a wonderful plant for rockeries and as a ground cover or in small gardens.
  • It is drought and frost resistant and can be grown in full sun or semi-shade.
  • It is a very rewarding plant for any garden.
  • Seeds should be sown in spring.
  • Hardy to USDA zone 8.
$0.08