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Aloe dichotoma (Quiver Tree) ~ By Martin_Heigan Cacti And Succulents, Planting Succulents, Growing Succulents, Cactus, Unique Trees, Desert Plants, Quiver, Tree Forest, Trees To Plant

Aloe dichotoma (Quiver Tree)

Aloe dichotoma (Quiver Tree) in Namaqualand. Why are they called Quiver Trees? The Khoisan Bushman people of the Kalahari Desert, hollowed out the succulent branches to make "Quivers" to put their arrows in for hunting game. As there are not a lot of trees and resources in the Desert, they had to use what was available. Goegap Nature Reserve, Springbok, Namaqualand, Northern Cape, South Africa, August 2007. Featured in my book: "Namaqualand and the Richtersveld - Nature's Spectacular…

South African Cabbage Tree- Cussonia paniculata These make a beautiful focal… Succulents Garden, Planting Flowers, Garden Plants, Boulder Garden, Specimen Trees, Garden Animals, Perfect Plants, Evergreen Shrubs, Garden Features

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.

Felicia aethiopica ‘Tight & Tidy’ is a highly improved form of (usually tall) “Blue Marguerite Daisy” that stays a dense high & wide. Bursting into a mass of rich blue daisies in Spring – it just keeps going all the way to Fall when deadheaded. Meadow Garden, Dream Garden, Cottage Gardens, Garden Beds, Garden Plants, African Plants, Outdoor Flowers, Blue Daisy, Water Wise

Felicia aethiopica 'Tight & Tidy'

Specializing in rare and unusual annual and perennial plants, including cottage garden heirlooms and hard to find California native wildflowers.

These 3 plants are indigenous to South Africa and are wind tolerant: Aristida junciformis ("Gongoni Grass"), Eriocephalus africanus ("Kapokbossie") and Plumbago auriculata ("Blousyselbos"). South Africa, Grass, Castle, Landscape, Garden Ideas, Gardens, Birthday, Plant, Scenery

These 3 plants are indigenous to South Africa and are wind tolerant: Aristida junciformis ("Gongoni Grass"), Eriocephalus africanus ("Kapokbossie") and Plumbago auriculata ("Blousyselbos").