Proteas and background `Fynbos` taken at Chapmans Peak drive, in Cape Town, South Africa (also, one of the most beautiful drives in the world!)

Proteas and background `Fynbos` taken at Chapmans Peak drive, in Cape Town, South Africa (also, one of the most beautiful drives in the world!)

Podocarpus falcatus          Outeniqua Yellowwood       Outeniekwageelhout         20 - 60 meters        SA no 16

Podocarpus falcatus Outeniqua Yellowwood Outeniekwageelhout 20 - 60 meters SA no 16

Magnolia × soulangeana | Saucer magnolia | Almindelig magnolia | Magnolia x soulangeana, with large, showy flowers opening before the leaves | Opstået ved krydsning mellem M. denudata og M. lilliflora

Magnolia × soulangeana | Saucer magnolia | Almindelig magnolia | Magnolia x soulangeana, with large, showy flowers opening before the leaves | Opstået ved krydsning mellem M. denudata og M. lilliflora


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Celtis Africana (celtis africana): The white stinkwood (Celtis africana) is a deciduous tree in the family Cannabaceae. Its habit ranges from a tall tree in forest to a medium-sized tree in bushveld and open country, and a shrub on rocky soil. It occurs in Yemen and over large parts of Africa south of the Sahara. It is a common tree in the south and east of southern Africa.      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celtis%20africana

Celtis Africana (celtis africana): The white stinkwood (Celtis africana) is a deciduous tree in the family Cannabaceae. Its habit ranges from a tall tree in forest to a medium-sized tree in bushveld and open country, and a shrub on rocky soil. It occurs in Yemen and over large parts of Africa south of the Sahara. It is a common tree in the south and east of southern Africa. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celtis%20africana

South African Cabbage Tree- Cussonia paniculata  These make a beautiful focal point with their attractive gnarled trunk and grey leaf. Slow growing, they would be shown off at their best in a rock and large boulder garden.  Native to South Africa. Cussonia paniculata is an unusual evergreen shrub with a large boldy textured, grey leaf. The leaf has medicinal purposes however some parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested. They will need protection from moderate to hard frosts.

South African Cabbage Tree- Cussonia paniculata These make a beautiful focal point with their attractive gnarled trunk and grey leaf. Slow growing, they would be shown off at their best in a rock and large boulder garden. Native to South Africa. Cussonia paniculata is an unusual evergreen shrub with a large boldy textured, grey leaf. The leaf has medicinal purposes however some parts of the plant are poisonous if ingested. They will need protection from moderate to hard frosts.

Combretum erythrophyllum - River bush willow Vaderlandswilg geplant Okt 2015 50 cm hoog

Combretum erythrophyllum - River bush willow Vaderlandswilg geplant Okt 2015 50 cm hoog

Heteropyxis Natalensis           Laventelboom         Lavender tree         5-7 m    (10)         S A no455

Heteropyxis Natalensis Laventelboom Lavender tree 5-7 m (10) S A no455

Aloe ferox and a coral tree in bloom - fiery red succulent flowers

Aloe ferox and a coral tree in bloom - fiery red succulent flowers

Combretum kraussii is a medium to large-sized tree that is fast-growing and reasonably  cold resistant. It is mostly evergreen, and turns red-purple in winter. Produces creamy-white flowers. Many different uses.

Combretum kraussii is a medium to large-sized tree that is fast-growing and reasonably cold resistant. It is mostly evergreen, and turns red-purple in winter. Produces creamy-white flowers. Many different uses.

TREE: sml - Heteropyxis natalensis -Lavender Tree  Slender, upright, fairly hardy, semi-deciduous tree with shiny, waxy leaves.  It has small clusters of yellowish, sweetly scented flowers, from Sept. to March, which attract butterflies and other insects. The bark that starts off grey and matures to a creamy colour with apricot coloured patches is truly beautiful.  Ideal tree for small gardens, planted in groves and for containers.  Size 4 to 7m : in Gauteng  to 5m / S.A. No. 455

TREE: sml - Heteropyxis natalensis -Lavender Tree Slender, upright, fairly hardy, semi-deciduous tree with shiny, waxy leaves. It has small clusters of yellowish, sweetly scented flowers, from Sept. to March, which attract butterflies and other insects. The bark that starts off grey and matures to a creamy colour with apricot coloured patches is truly beautiful. Ideal tree for small gardens, planted in groves and for containers. Size 4 to 7m : in Gauteng to 5m / S.A. No. 455

Searsia lancea tree

Searsia lancea tree

Caesalpinia ferrea “ Leopard tree”  Word maklik van saad gekweek. Pragtige loof en bont stam

Caesalpinia ferrea “ Leopard tree” Word maklik van saad gekweek. Pragtige loof en bont stam

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