In a nice neighborhood of Windhoek,
this magnificent garden can be found. It is 30 years of enthusiastic
work by frau Inge Pehlemann-Brase, when I visited her in 2008.
Along with the plants,
a huge collection of the marvelous stones, found in Namibia can be
Most plants are in
the ground, but some are grown in small or large pots. Most watering is
done by nature.
I have no idea of, how
many plants from how many species can be found here, but it must be over
10.000, and they come from all over the world. Some are collected by the
discoverer at the site for description.
centimeter are in perfect condition, and numerous flowers can be found
most of the year.
All plants are benefiting from the
strong an almost vertical sun, and shows perfect growth.
There are only a few
of each species, but that give room for a lot of species!
Some plants are just
new cuttings, some are huge and old plants.
Here is even a small
nursery, and plants which not supposed to be
reproduced by leave cuttings
are multiplied just that way.
In the right time of year, the whole
garden is covered in colorful cacti flowers.