Welcome to PlantZAfrica

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

Small, discoid flowerheads in late winter, spring and early summer

Common names: blue fingers (Eng.); blouvingertjies (Afr.)

A low-growing, mat-forming groundcover with upward-pointing...

Kirstenbosch NBG
Read more
Buxus natalensis

Common names: large-leaved box, Natal box, box-wattle (Eng.);...

This much-branched shrub to small tree is characterized by its glossy...

Walter Sisulu NBG
Read more

Try our amazing new search tool!

Try the Advanced Search to refine your Plants of the Week search and find plants suited to your garden or for a specific purpose.