GardenRosie's photos 2001   Deon de Villier's photos of Bruynzeel House   Landmark 2008 photos   New photos by Florian Breuer 2012   Celebrating the golden jubilee   40 photos by Sherry
Huis Bruynzeel is 50 jaar oud, en mooier as ooit   Article in Eikestadnuus 15 August 2013   Photos 2013    Fritz Weaver - Fritz Webervogel   Our glorious Erythrina

The Bruynzeel House, De Hoge Hoek, is a Landmark in Stellenbosch. 18 Constantia Avenue


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The Garden

These are just a few of thousand different plants in our garden. Our region can be very hot and dry in summer and we planted mainly plants that thrive in a Mediterranean climate, preferably South African wild flowers that belong here.

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Some spring flowers of 22. September 2013


Rosie taking photos, reflection in the window of the dining room
Rosie taking photos in the upper garden.
Reflection in the dining room windows
Old Aloe ferox, Watsonias and Erica versicolor
Old Aloe ferox, Watsonias and Erica versicolor
Lovely Sunshine, but still some snow on Simonsberg
Lovely Sunshine, but still some snow on Simonsberg
Leucadendron discolor
Leucadendron discolor
Babiana longibracteata at the pool
Babiana longibracteata at the pool
Family : Proteaceae
Family : Proteaceae
Our cycad is flowering
Our cycad is flowering
Family : Zamiaceae
Encephalartos altensteinii
Ruschia lineolata
Ruschia lineolata
In winter the path up to the house turnes into a stone garden
In winter the path up to the house turnes into a stone garden
Aloe in front of our bedroom attracts sunbirds
Aloe in front of our bedroom attracts sunbirds
Ixia flexuosa
Ixia flexuosa
Lovely lachenalias
Lovely lachenalias
Wherever I go, Harald the Main Coon and Nemo, the Border CollieX Jack Russel come along
Harald and Nemo at play
Red-winged Starlings raiding our Loquat tree
Red-winged Starlings raiding our Loquat tree
Chamaeleon
The Cape Dwarf Chamaeleon
grows to about 20 cm long.
It is the only chameleon in South Africa
to bear life young.
Photo by Florian Breuer
Erythrina
Our magnificent Coral tree
Erythrina
Tecoma
Tecoma What is so special about
this shrub? It attracts birds - and ...
Tecoma
it never stopped flowering since 1981
Pin-tailed Whydah
Pin-tailed Whydah
Gladiolus carmineus
Gladiolus carmineus
Leucospermum
Leucospermum cordifolium
Lemon tree and Aloe hybrid
Lemon tree and Aloe hybrid
Watsonia
Gazania
Gazania
Entrance pillar with Cycad and Euphorbias
Entrance pillar with Cycad and Euphorbias
Phoenix reclinata - home to weavers
Phoenix reclinata - home to weavers
Southern Masked-Weaver build their nests in our Palm tree
Southern Masked-Weaver build their nests in our Palm tree
A partial albino (partial leucism)
A partial albino (partial leucism)
Red-Faced and Speckled Mousebird
Red-Faced and Speckled Mousebird
Speckled Mousebird
Speckled Mousebird
 Red-faced Mousebird
Red-faced Mousebird
Banana flower
Banana flower
Banana flowering
Banana flowering
Aloe ferox with
Aloe ferox with "Jan groentjie"
Malachite Sunbird on Protea laurifolia, where he built his nest
Malachite Sunbird on Protea laurifolia, where he built his nest
Protea magnifica
Protea magnifica
Leucospermum conocarpodendron
Leucospermum conocarpodendron
Protea scolymocephala
Protea scolymocephala
Acrobatic Cape Sugarbird feeding on Erica discolor
Acrobatic Cape Sugarbird feeding on Erica discolor
Erica bauera
Erica bauera
Golden Shower on balcony and pergola
Golden Shower on balcony and pergola
Violet Trumpet Vine, also on pergola
Violet Trumpet Vine, also on pergola
Lampranthus aureus
Lampranthus aureus
Arctotis
Arctotis
Cotyledon barbeyi
Cotyledon barbeyi
Polygala myrtifolia
Polygala myrtifolia
Polygala virgata
Polygala virgata
Amaryllis belladonna
Amaryllis belladonna
Tree Fuchsia attracts birds
Tree Fuchsia attracts birds
Ruschia lineolata
Ruschia lineolata
Another Ruschia and beetles
Another Ruschia and beetles
Echinopsis oxygona
Echinopsis oxygona
Jacaranda
Jacaranda
Jacaranda's blue trumpets
Jacaranda's blue trumpets
Ylva
Ylva
Svarthövte
Svarthövte
Sunset
Sunset

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Protea cynaroides
Protea cynaroides
Leucospermum
cordifolium
Pincushion
(Leucospermum
cordifolium)
Leucospermum glabrum
Leucospermum
glabrum
Aloe arborescens
Aloe arborescens

Watsonia,click for enlargements
Watsonias
Sparaxis elegans
Harlequin flowers
Sparaxis elegans
Lachenalias
Lachenalia aloides
Stapelias
StapeliaGrowing indigenous bulb flowers from seeds or leaf cuttings was my favourite pastime.

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