Cape Honeysuckle – Tecoma capensis

Cape Honeysuckle is a versatile, evergreen vining shrub with a lush, tropical aura. Red-orange, trumpet-shaped flowers stand out dramatically against glossy, dark green foliage; providing a particularly exciting show from fall until the first frost, when blooming is most prolific. This shrub is a hummingbird favorite, serving up generous amounts of nectar when many of…

Boxwood Beauty Dwarf Natal Plum – Carissa macrocarpa ‘Boxwood Beauty’

The ‘Boxwood Beauty’ Natal Plum has luscious, deep-green large leaves set off with bright-white star shaped fragrant flowers. During and following blossoming, edible ruby-red-colored fruits appear. Unlike its other Carissa counterparts, ‘Boxwood Beauty’ is notably compact and nearly thornless, making it a great choice for borders and near walkways. Its unique texture fits in well…

Brittlebush – Encelia farinosa

This native sunflower relative has silvery, white foliage adorned with lemon yellow daisy-like flowers, heaviest in the spring. It may continue to bloom well into the summertime with some humidity and a little extra moisture. It’s an excellent choice for any native landscape with its tendencies to thrive on neglect. Brittlebush is not a deer’s…