Species list

45 species found
Scientific name Common name Features Vegetation type(s)
Arctotheca calendula Capeweed Attracts butterflies
Easy to grow
Good for coastal areas
Pioneer species
This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Athanasia crithmifolia This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Athanasia trifurcata Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Berkheya rigida This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Chrysanthemoides incana This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Chrysocoma coma-aurea This will attract honey bees
Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Cotula coronopifolia Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Cotula filifolia Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Cotula turbinata Easy to grow
This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Cotula vulgaris Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos
Dimorphotheca pluvialis This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Edmondia sesamoides Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Elytropappus rhinocerotis Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Eriocephalus africanus var. africanus This will attract honey bees
Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Felicia filifolia This will attract honey bees
Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Felicia heterophylla Attracts butterflies
Suitable for sandy soil
This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Felicia tenella This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos
Felicia tenella subsp. longifolia This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Gazania pectinata This will attract honey bees
Will attract monkey beetles
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Helichrysum crispum (H. patulum?) Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Helichrysum cymosum This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Helichrysum cymosum subsp. cymosum This will attract honey bees
Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Metalasia muricata White Bristle Bush Drought-resistant
Easy to grow
Edible
Fragrant
It provides medicinal value
Pioneer species
Suitable for sandy soil
This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos
Osteospermum moniliferum This will attract honey bees
Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Osteospermum monstrosum This will attract honey bees
Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Othonna arborescens Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Plecostachys serpyllifolia Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos
Pseudognaphalium undulatum Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Senecio abruptus Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Senecio burchellii Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Senecio elegans This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos
Senecio halimifolius This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Senecio littoreus Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos
Senecio pterophorus Perdegifbos Elgin Shale Fynbos
Senecio pubigerus Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Senecio purpureus Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Senecio rigidus This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Seriphium plumosum Kooigoed Drought-resistant
Easy to grow
Edible
Fast-growing
It can be used as a construction material
It provides medicinal value
Pioneer species
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Stoebe capitata This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Stoebe fusca This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Tripteris clandestina Less. Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Ursinia anthemoides This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Ursinia anthemoides subsp. anthemoides This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos Elgin Shale Fynbos Peninsula Shale Renosterveld
Ursinia paleacea This will attract honey bees
Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Vellereophyton dealbatum Cape Flats Sand Fynbos
Capeweed

Arctotheca calendula

Athanasia crithmifolia

Athanasia trifurcata

Berkheya rigida

Chrysanthemoides incana

Chrysocoma coma-aurea

Cotula coronopifolia

Cotula filifolia

Cotula turbinata

Cotula vulgaris

Dimorphotheca pluvialis

Edmondia sesamoides

Elytropappus rhinocerotis

Eriocephalus africanus var. africanus

Felicia filifolia

Felicia heterophylla

Felicia tenella

Felicia tenella subsp. longifolia

Gazania pectinata

Helichrysum crispum (H. patulum?)

Helichrysum cymosum

Helichrysum cymosum subsp. cymosum

White Bristle Bush

Metalasia muricata

Osteospermum moniliferum

Osteospermum monstrosum

Othonna arborescens

Plecostachys serpyllifolia

Pseudognaphalium undulatum

Senecio abruptus

Senecio burchellii

Senecio elegans

Senecio halimifolius

Senecio littoreus

Perdegifbos

Senecio pterophorus

Senecio pubigerus

Senecio purpureus

Senecio rigidus

Kooigoed

Seriphium plumosum

Stoebe capitata

Stoebe fusca

Tripteris clandestina Less.

Ursinia anthemoides

Ursinia anthemoides subsp. anthemoides

Ursinia paleacea

Vellereophyton dealbatum