Plants – Regional Guide – Kwazulu-Natal Coast



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Kwazulu-Natal Coast

Regional Guide - Kwazulu-Natal Coast

This region stretches from Port Edward to Kosi Bay.

Rainfall: High summer rainfall.
Temperatures: Summer - hot and humid.
Winters - dry and mild.

The following list shows those indigenous plants easiest to grow in this area:


Trees

South Africa Acacia albida (Ana tree)

South Africa Acacia sieberana var. woodii (Paperbark acacia)

South Africa Acacia xanthophloea (Fever tree)

South Africa Bauhinia galpinii (Pride of De Kaap)

South Africa Cyathea capensis (Tree fern)

South Africa Cyathea dregei (Common tree fern)

South Africa Dombeya burgessiae (Wedding flower)

South Africa Dombeya natalensis

South Africa Dombeya rotundifolia (Wild pear)

South Africa Dombeya tileacea

South Africa Erythrina acanthocarpa (Tamboekie thorn)

South Africa Erythrina caffra (Coast coral tree)

South Africa Syzygium cordatum (Water beetle)

Euphorbias

South Africa Euphorbia

Shrubs

South Africa Barleria obtusa (Violet bush)

South Africa Carissa bispinosa (Hedge thorn)

South Africa Carissa grandiflora macrocarpa (Natal plum)

South Africa Cassia abbreviata (Yellow shower tree)

South Africa Combretum bracteosum (Hiccough creeper, Hiccup nut)

South Africa Combretum erythrophyllum (Willow)

South Africa Combretum zeyheri (Noise leaf)

South Africa Dombeya burgessiae (Wedding flower)

South Africa Dombeya natalensis

South Africa Dombeya rotundifolia (Wild pear)

South Africa Dombeya tileacea

South Africa Hibiscus pedunculatus (Pink hibiscus)

South Africa Phygelius aequalis

South Africa Phygelius capensis (Cape fuchsia)

South Africa Rhoicissus tomentosa (Wild grape)

South Africa Schefflera umbelifera (Bastard cabbage tree)

Climbers

South Africa Jasminum multipartitum

South Africa Senecio elegans (Wild cineraria)

South Africa Senecio tamoides (Canary creeper)

South Africa Thunbergia alata (Black-eyed Susan)

Herbaceous Perennials and Bulbous Plants

South Africa Asplenium aethiopicum (Carrot-top fern)

South Africa Kniphofia breviflora

South Africa Kniphofia x praecox (Red-hot poker)

South Africa Leonotis leonurus (Lion’s tail, lion’s ear, wild dagga)

South Africa Strelitzia augusta (Great white strelitzia)

Annuals
With adequate drainage and fungal control most annuals will grow successfully in this region.

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