Our Plants - Mimetes

Crackerjack Red
Mimetes cucullatus
A beautiful and unique addition to any landscape, giving year round colour and excellent for coastal gardens. Ideal for low maintenance and low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
  • Sept / Oct
  • Red / Orange
  • 1.0 x 1.0
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Mimetes arboreus
Mimetes arboreus
A tall-growing species with silver foliage and pink blooms. An unusual garden specimen for year round colour and texture. Ideal for low maintenance and low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
  • Dec / Feb
  • Pink
  • 1.5 x 1.5
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Mimetes capitulatus
Mimetes-capitulatus
An unusual and beautiful species for low maintenance and low water use gardens. Also a good candidate for container growing.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
  • Jul / Sep
  • Orange
  • 1.5 x 1.0
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Mimetes chrysanthus
Mimetes chrysanthus
The Golden pagoda makes an excellent addition to any fynbos garden. Golden flowers are borne in autumn and winter, bringing brilliance to the grey of the cold months.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
  • Dec / Feb
  • Golden Yellow
  • 1.5 x 1.0
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Mimetes hottentoticus
Mimetes hottentoticus
An endangered and exquisite species with striking silver foliage and bright flowers. Be part of our 'conservation through cultivation' pledge to bring rare and endangered species to our gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
  • Nov / Jan
  • Silver
  • 1.5 x 1.0
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Mimetes splendidus
Mimetes splendidus
A splendid and unique addition to any landscape. A great pot specimen, which will reward you with spectacular colour in late winter and spring. Ideal for low maintenance and low water use gardens.
  • SPECS
  • Species
  • Indigenous
  • Attract birds / bees
  • Flowering time
  • Colour of flower / foliage
  • Approximate Height (m) x Width (m)
  • USES
  • Cut flowers
  • Containers
  • Screening
  • CONDITIONS
  • Tolerates light frost once established
  • Coastal
  • Drought tolerant once established
  • Tolerates shade
  • Tolerates wind
  • SOIL TYPE
  • Tolerates slightly heavier soil
  • Sandy / Rocky soil
  • Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
  • Jun / Nov
  • Red / Pink
  • 1.5 x 1.0
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specs Uses conditions soil type
Species Indigenous Attract birds / bees Flowering time Colour of flower / foliage Approximate Height (m) x Width (m) Cut flowers Containers Screening Tolerates light frost once established Coastal Drought tolerant once established Tolerates shade Tolerates wind Tolerates slightly heavier soil Sandy / Rocky soil Tolerates netural / alkaline soil
Crackerjack Red
Mimetes cucullatus
A beautiful and unique addition to any landscape, giving year round colour and excellent for coastal gardens. Ideal for low maintenance and low water use gardens.
Sept / Oct Red / Orange 1.0 x 1.0                  
Mimetes arboreus
Mimetes arboreus
A tall-growing species with silver foliage and pink blooms. An unusual garden specimen for year round colour and texture. Ideal for low maintenance and low water use gardens.
Dec / Feb Pink 1.5 x 1.5                  
Mimetes capitulatus
Mimetes-capitulatus
An unusual and beautiful species for low maintenance and low water use gardens. Also a good candidate for container growing.
Jul / Sep Orange 1.5 x 1.0                  
Mimetes chrysanthus
Mimetes chrysanthus
The Golden pagoda makes an excellent addition to any fynbos garden. Golden flowers are borne in autumn and winter, bringing brilliance to the grey of the cold months.
Dec / Feb Golden Yellow 1.5 x 1.0                  
Mimetes hottentoticus
Mimetes hottentoticus
An endangered and exquisite species with striking silver foliage and bright flowers. Be part of our 'conservation through cultivation' pledge to bring rare and endangered species to our gardens.
Nov / Jan Silver 1.5 x 1.0                  
Mimetes splendidus
Mimetes splendidus
A splendid and unique addition to any landscape. A great pot specimen, which will reward you with spectacular colour in late winter and spring. Ideal for low maintenance and low water use gardens.
Jun / Nov Red / Pink 1.5 x 1.0