Exploring South African Show Stoppers for Welsh Gardens

Blue skies and crisp mornings are any gardener’s dream but are something that can often be in short supply during a typical welsh winter. When I stepped off the plane after landing in South Africa a few years ago, being greeted by glorious fresh weather was somewhat of a shock to the system. The biggest surprise of the trip, however, was discovering just how many of the plants that grow in SA will actually make great garden plants in the UK too. I was lucky enough to get to see how and where plants like Agapanthus and Red-Hot Pokers grow…