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This website celebrates the plants of southern Africa.  Each week we bring you two new Plants of the Week and the Information Library contains hundreds of articles about southern Africa plants and related topics. Read More

Plants of the week

Lobelia pubescens

Common names: rock lobelia

This low-growing, bushy perennial, occurring near the coast, flowers...

Harold Porter NBG
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Asparagus densiflorus ‘Meyersii’ growing in Kirstenbosch.

Common names: cat's tail asparagus (Eng.); katstert (Afr.);...

Striking ornamental perennial with compactly clustered foliage on...

Kirstenbosch NBG
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