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Cotyledon orbiculata, commonly know as 'pig's ear' is a native South African succulent plant. Bears orange-red coloured bell-shaped drooping flowers In South Africa, it is used medicinally; the fleshy part of the leaf is applied to warts and corns. Heated leaves are used as poultices for boils and other inflammations. Leaves contain a bufanolide which is toxic to sheep, goats, horses, cattle, poultry, and dogs.

Cotyledon orbiculata, commonly know as 'pig's ear' is a native South African succulent plant. Bears orange-red coloured bell-shaped drooping flowers In South Africa, it is used medicinally; the fleshy part of the leaf is applied to warts and corns. Heated leaves are used as poultices for boils and other inflammations. Leaves contain a bufanolide which is toxic to sheep, goats, horses, cattle, poultry, and dogs.

“Cooper’s Grass Aloe”, Aloe cooperi, is a perennial with bright green, finely-toothed leaves and tubular, apricot to yellow flowers. Plants are found naturally in moist habitats and in dry rocky areas in South Africa. Cooper’s aloe attracts nectar feeding birds and makes a striking addition to a flower bed.

Aloe cooperi "Grass Aloe"

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Veltheimia bracteata.  Veltheimia bracteata. One of my favorite So. African bulb.

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bulbinella  Bulbine frutescens   This succulent plant is indigenous to South Africa and grows easily in any garden. When you crush its leaves between your fingers, a clear gel oozes out which you can apply directly to your skin. This gel is so soothing and works great for any skin irritation including rashes, eczema, sunburn and insect bites. It’s also anti-bacterial, so it’s a great first aid therapy for wounds!

bulbinella Bulbine frutescens This succulent plant is indigenous to South Africa and grows easily in any garden. When you crush its leaves between your fingers, a clear gel oozes out which you can apply directly to your skin. This gel is so soothing and works great for any skin irritation including rashes, eczema, sunburn and insect bites. It’s also anti-bacterial, so it’s a great first aid therapy for wounds!

stunning South African indigenous landscaping #landscapingwithrocks

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stunning South African indigenous landscaping #landscapingwithrocks