Collect. Single trunked shrubby plant that develops a short, stout woody trunk up to 2 metres long, bearing a dense mass of deep green leaves. Small blue to mauve flowers (pink in bud). To 4 metres in height. Biennial or triennial. Dies after flowering but easily self seeds. Specimen plant.
(Rock Rose). To 20 cms. Evergreen, glossy dark green leaves. Alpine or rock plant. Suitable for over edging. Sun and well drained soil. Saucer shaped red flowers late spring to summer. Trim back for repeat flowering later in the season.
Showy yellow flowers over many months. Height to 30 cms. Sun. Ground cover. Tolerates droughts. Great for rockery or over edging.