If you live in a water scarce area or simply want to plant low-maintenance plants, Cape honeysuckle is a drought-proof plant worth considering…
From sunshine yellow and vibrant orange to a deep red, it’s easy to see why the Cape honeysuckle (Tecoma capensis) is so popular when it’s in bloom.
Not only is it water-wise, but this fast-growing indigenous shrub also helps boost biodiversity by attracting birds and butterflies.
Grow a hedge
This evergreen shrub can be planted in semi-shade or full sun and pruned to create a gorgeous flowering hedge. However, if you have a container garden, you’ll be pleased to know that it will also grow happily in a flower pot.
It grows between two and three metres in height and width, so take this into consideration when planting it in your garden or choosing a pot.