These shrubs are drought resistant and will not need much water after they have established themselves.

Aloe arborescens

Krantz Aloe, Kransaalwyn

Leaf sap for burns, medicinal.




Barleria obtusa

Bush Violet

Cut back after flowering.




Chrysanthemoides monilifera

Bush Tick Berry

Fruits are eaten by children, medicinal uses.




Plumbago auriculata

Cape Leadwort

Roots and leaves for headaches, prunes well, favourite.




Zantedeschia aethiopica

White Arum Lily

Medicinal value, tuber eaten, leaves produce a yellow dye. Used as a cooking vegetable.