White carpet Falkia repens is an extremely low-growing perennial that bears small pink flowers that fade to white. Plants for dry shade Exotic.
20 x 35 cm.
Dry shade plants south africa. Agapanthus is one of the most popular plants in South Africa and is cultivated world-wide. However it will also tolerate light shade. It is also drought tolerant once established and does well in dry shade.
INDIGENOUS GROUNDCOVERS SOUTH AFRICA. Creeping red hermannia Hermannia. Euphorbia grows best in dry to medium loose well-drained soils in full sun to partial shade some gardeners refer to it as a dry shade plant.
Chaenostoma spreads by rooting stems. Many cultivars are available in nurseries one of the prettiest with flowers in pale pink. Hellebore Helleborus also called Christmas rose is one of the earliest bloomers in shady gardens.
Shake off your shoes and set up a table in the shade. Bees pollinate the flowers. There really are alternatives to mums.
Wont take wet soils. Steep slopes rocky ground. Frost hardy low water needs.
Clumps can be split after a few years and used elsewhere in the garden. South African plectranthus has spread its wings and has flown to the rest of horticultural world performing in most climates as an annual. African Lily Agapanthus can thrive in sun semi- shade or shade conditions.
Flat and fast growing spreading rapidly. Spreads from tuberous roots fast-growing drought-resistant. That includes Sweet Box Sarcococca confusa which grows slowly to around about 15 metres and has tiny flowers that give off a perfume in late winter One of the most well-known perfumed plants for shade is Daphne odora or Winter Daphne.
Hemerocallis Stella de Oro Picture courtesy Ball Horticultural Company Daylily Hemerocallis Stella de Oro will bloom most profusely if grown in full sun. Gardens are for living. Pelargonium reniforme – Kidney-leaved Pelargonium.
Plant on dry slopes or steep embankments to hold the soil. Comes in plain green and variegated forms and is used for the floristry business. Trim for a second flush of flowers.
Lovely neat foliage for small areas in full sun. It makes a wonderful indigenous daisy lawn and thrives equally well in dry or moist soil and in full sun or shade. It is a semi-deciduous bulb plant that is great near water or in a shallow pond.
Philodendron xanadu or Philodendron Rojo Congo are foliage plants for shade and are hardy. Pharmaceutical monographs for 60 South African plant species used as traditional medicines. Plant it now for a gorgeous late season show in semi- and full shade.
Full sun or semi-shade. Plants do better when given some shade in hot dry areas. Hellebore grows 30cm tall.
The Arum Lily is a hardy shade to semi shade loving shrub that showcases elegant white flowers on long stems through Summer. Edge a flower bed or paving. Look for its burgundy pink cream green or white flowers in late winter or early spring.
The Trailing Phlox is not especially water-wise and is also sensitive to frost. Indigenous shade-tolerant plants that survive root competition include the strelitzia Crassula lactea fairy crassula Crassula multicava Helichrysum petiolare variegated plectranthus. Aspidistra elatior or the Cast Iron plant is perfect for dry shade and can handle all forms of neglect and harsh conditions.
Amongst perennials as a mulch. Dry Shade Plants Senecio barbetonicus a native to South Africa is a neat compact rounded shrub that has 5cm long bright-green finger-like succulent leaves that almost resemble skinny jelly beans. Although it looks delicate the Christmas rose is quite sturdy once it gets established.
It comes with either pink or white flowers as well as in a variegated white-flowered form. It can survive extended dry spells as well as heavy rain and is generally a fuss-free plant provided it is used in a sunny to semi-shade position. Succulent-type leaves and bright magenta pink flowers.
Making it ideal to plant in those tricky shady areas which receive full sun for some time during the day. Drought-resistant plant but can tolerate high rainfall and irregular watering.