These groundcovers are drought resistant once they have established themselves.

Aptenia cordifolia

Brakvygie

Medicinal, vigorous, fast-spreading, prevents soil erosion.




Bulbine abyssinica

Golden Stars

Ideal as a rockery or bedding plant. Highveld specie.




Carpobrotus edulis

Sour Fig

Fruits are eaten raw, processed into jam or used in oriental cooking, leaves are medicinal.




Gazania rigens

Trailing Gazania

Roots used as a love charm, mass plant for effect.




Hypoxis hemerocallidea

Star Flower

Popular medicinal plant, leaves produce a black dye.