The South African area in development:

January 2006, deturfing

January 2006, deturfing

June 2006, ready for planting

June 2006, ready for planting

October 2006, first plants are in

October 2006, first plants are in

November 2007, starting to look like a garden

November 2007, starting to look like a garden

May 2008.

May 2008.

 

Some photos from autumn 2015:

Berkheya purpurea, September 15

Berkheya purpurea, September 15. Described on the very useful plantzafrica site as a prickly thistle. It’s certainly one of the prickliest plants I’ve ever seen!

Watsonia pillansii, September 15

Watsonia pillansii, September 15

Schizostylis coccinea 'Major', October 15

Schizostylis coccinea ‘Major’, October 15

September 2015

September 2015

Kniphofia rooperi, October 15

Kniphofia rooperi, October 15

Kniphofia galpinii, September 15

Kniphofia galpinii, September 15

Gomphostiga virgatum, September 15

Gomphostiga virgatum, September 15

Eucomis bicolor, September 15

Eucomis bicolor, September 15