These perennial, flowering plants are all native to South Africa.
Watsonia belong to the iris family and grow up to 2m high, producing long stems laden with trumpet-like flowers.
Red Hot Pokers, or torch lilies, are so named for their spikes of upright, brightly-colored, red-to-orange flowers, which are rich in nectar and very attractive to hummingbirds and orioles.
Agapanthus is an evergreen leafy plant that produces large globes of funnel-shaped flowers, in blue, purple or white. The name Agapanthus is derived from the Greek agapé love and anthos, flower. The Zulu and Xhosa have traditionally considered agapanthus to be a medicinal plant, associated with fertility and pregnancy. The Zulu also use it to treat heart disease, coughs, colds and chest pains.