APPENDIX 3 RECOMMENDED PLANT SPECIES RECOMMENDED PLANT SPECIES 1. List of Appropriate South African Shrubs Adenandra uniflora (spring, 50 x 50cm) As...
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RECOMMENDED PLANT SPECIES 1. List of Appropriate South African Shrubs Adenandra uniflora (spring, 50 x 50cm) Asclepias physocarpa (swan plant – summer, 100 x 50 cm) Barleria obtusa (autumn, 50 x 50 cm) Bauhinia galpinii (summer, 100 x 150 cm) Calpurnia intrusa (spring, 400 x 100 cm) Coalmen varieties (spring) Crotalaria agatiflora (autumn, 175 x 125 cm) Dais cotinifolia (summer, 500 x 200 cm) Erica varieties (winter) Eriocephalus africanus (spring, 50 x 50 cm) Euryops varieties (winter/spring) Felicia varieties (spring) Gamolepis chrysanthemoides (winter, 100 x 100 cm) Iboza riparia (winter, 225 x 150 cm) Leonotis leonurus (winter, 200 x 150 cm) Mackaya bella syn. Asystasia (spring, 125 x 100 cm) Phygelius capensis (summer, 100x 100 cm) Plectranthus fruticosus (winter, 150 x 125 cm) Plumbago auriculata (summer, 150 x 125 cm) Podolyria varieties Polygala virgata (spring, 250 x 100 cm) Portulacaria afra (50 x 50 cm) Pyonostachys urticifolia (winter, 150 x 125 cm) Royena lucida (spring, 125 x 125 cm)

2. Recommended Australian Plant Species Leschenaultia biloba (Floor of the Sky) wonderful brilliant blue, 30cm Murray River daisy Swan River daisy Thryptomene Prostanthera species (Australian mint bushes) Chamelaucium uncinatum (Geraldton Wax flower) Telopia warratah Callistemon (Bottle brush) Anigozanthos (Kangaroo paws) Acacia varieties (Australian Wattle) Banksia (Australian honeysuckle trees)

3. Recommended Fernery & Water Garden Plant Species Primula varieties (Candelabra) Iris varieties (Japanese & Louisiana types) Rodgersia varieties (including Astilbe hybrids) Filipendula varieties (Meadowsweet) Hosta varieties Zantedeschia aethiopica(Arum lilies) Aristea varieties Schizostylis coccinea

4. Recommended “Willow Pattern” Garden Plant Species Fernery Matteuccia struthiopteris Polystichum varieties Hosta varieties Nandina domestica Gunnera Rodgersia aesculifolia Iris varieties (at waters edge) Waters Edge Astilbe varieties Hemerocallis varieties Platycodon grandiflorum Behind and below seat Liriope muscari (below seat) Ophiopogon japonica (below seat) Buxus microphylla Rhododendron indicum Azalea gumpo Nandina domestica Background Planting Pierus japonica Kalmia latifolia Osmanthus fragrans aurantiacus Chamaecyparis obtusa Fatsia japonica Pittosporum tobira Camellia japonica Camellia sasanqua Hydrangea macrophylla Cornus florida Cotinus varieties` Behind existing Cupressus Arizonica Prunus varieties Viburnum tomentosa Ophiopogon japonica Syringa cultivars Between stepping stone path Thymus serpyllum / Juniperus horizontalis ‘Wiltonii’ Beneath Kanuka (remove Cordylines) Cornus florida Buxus microphylla (mass planting)

5. Recommended Plant Species for the Children’s Garden Maze Between 550mm herringbone brick path: or:

Elymus magellanicum - 30cm tall (blue wheat grass / Magellan blue grass) Festuca glauca ‘Elijah Blue’ - 15cm tall

6. Wedding Garden (Silver, Green and White Planting) Silver Climbing Rose ‘Wedding Day’ Teucrium Cynara Artemisia Buddlea Convolvulus Cneorum Dianthus Senecio Asetelia Chathamica Stachys Pachystegia Pyrus Salicifolia Green / White Euphorbia Alchemillia Arthropodium Cirrhatum Cistus

7. Apothecary / Medicinal Garden Chamomile Garlic Thistle Laurel Basil Camellia Senecio Borage Rosemary / Lavender Mint Varieties Thyme Sage Witch Hazel Marjoram Rhubarb Rosehip St. Johns Wort Lemon Balm Foxglove Parsley Alchemillia Coriander Comfrey Catmint

Aloe Vera Fennel Euphorbia

8. Sensory Garden Plant Varieties Foliage Laurus Nobilis Aloysia (Lemon Verbena) Choisya Ternata Lavender Varieties Myrtus Communis (Common Myrtle) Prostanthera (Mint Bush) Rosemarinus Officinalis Salvia Officinalis Artemisia ‘Valerie Finnis’ Thymus Arthropodium Cirrhatum Flowers - Trees Magnolia Grandiflora ‘Little Gem’ Michelia Citrus Prunus Lusitanica Flowers – Shrubs Daphne Choisya Ternata Hamamelis Mollis Lavandula Varieties Chimonanthus Pracox Magnolia Stellata Lenicera Frgrantissima Michelia Figo Osmanthus Philadelphus Rhododendrons (Some) Roses Syringa Viburnum Varieties Diosma Skimmia Japonica Flowers – Perennials Convolvulus Majalis Chocolate Cosmos Mini Agapanthus Crambe Cordifolia Dianthus Cynara Scolymus Cyneraria (Silver) Helichrysum Stoechas Hemerocallis Hosta Plantaginea

Iris Varieties Nicotina Sylvetris Osteospernum ‘Whitligig’ Primula Viola Varieties Scabiosa Varieties Verbena Varieties Narcissus Varieties Freesia Varieties Lilies Varieties Liriope Muscari

9. Recommended ‘Old Rose’ Varieties An indication of the recommended roses for this area has also been noted on the concept design plan and also listed in Appendix 3 - these roses are currently available from Egmont Roses. It is recommended, in order to visibly indicate the range of roses within this section, that each individual variety be planted in groups of three, where possible. This minimises the situation of the smaller, or less vigorous varieties from getting lost in the composition. Alba Roses:

Mme Legras de St Germain (creamy white upright bush with large very double flowers on an almost thornless bush. Foliage of grey-green. 2.5 m, c 1846)

Bourbon Roses:

Blairi No.2 (Climber, pale pink with deeper shadings towards centre of flowers. Very double and free-flowering. 3.5m, 1845) Boule de Neige (Rounded buds opening to creamy white double flowers with a good fragrance. Summer and autumn flowering. 1m, 1867) Honorine de Brabant (A delightful striped rose in shades of lilac and purple. Flowers are loosely quartered and fragrant. 2m, year unknown) Mme Ernst Calvat (Very double, quartered flowers of medium pink. 1.2m, 1888) Mme Isaac Pereire (Large double flowers of purple crimson on a big ranging bush. Very fragrant. 2.5m, 1881 – to be trained up pillar) Mme Pierre Oger (Palest blush pink. Flowers are cupped and scented on a bush of medium vigour. 1m, 1878) Souvenir da la Malmaison (A beautiful rose of blush white opening to a flat quartered form, scented and free flowering. 1m, 1893. Also has climbing variety) Zephirine Drouhin (A famous shrub climber with semi-double, clear, bright pink flowers. 2m, 1868)

Centifolia Roses: (Cabbage Roses)

Fantin-Latour (Blush-pink full petalled flowers, freely produced. 1.5m, 1900) Village Maid (“La Rubanee”. A free flowering rose of white striped lilac, Vigorous. 1.6m, 1845)

China Roses:

Anna Maria de Montravel (Clusters of small, white flowers, double and recurrent. Low, 1880) Cecille Brunner (Very small flowers of H.T shape in palest soft pink. 0.9m, 1881) Cecille Brunner Clg (Climbing variety) Mutabilis (“Tipo Ideale” or Rosa Turkestanica. Flowers of honey- yellow to orange and red, continuously produced. 1m, probably pre Redoute) Parks Yellow (Rosa oderata ochroleuca. The original Tea Rose. Pale yellow, double flowers. 2m, 1824) Perle d’Or (Small, shapely double flowers of soft apricot pink. 1m, 1890) White Cecile Brunner (Sport of Cecile Brunner. Cream buds opening to white double flowers of classic miniature form. 1m, 1909)

Damask Roses:

York and Lancaster (An ancient Rose with petals in varying shades of pink and white. 1.5m, pre 1551)

Gallica Roses:

Agatha (Pale pink scented flowers, loosely quartered with deeper centres. 1.5m, pre 1818) Agathe Incarnata (Clusters of fully double flowers of soft pink. Highly scented. Grey-green foliage. 1m, 1800) Camaieux (A particularly beautiful striped rose, crimson purple over white, fading with age. 1m, 1830) Rosa gallica officinalis (“The Apothecary Rose”, “Red Rose of Lancaster”, “Old Red Damask”. Semi-double flowers of light red with yellow stamens. 1m, Ancient)

Hybrid Perpetuals:

Souvenir du Dr Jamain (Deep wine red fragrant flowers of beautiful form. 3m (as mature plant), Cg, 1865)

Moss Roses:

William Lobb (“Old Velvet Moss”. Very mossy buds opening to large purple magenta flowers. 2.5m, 1855. Cg.)


Stanwell Perpetual (A thorny, upright shrub with pale pink double flowers which bloom all summer. 1.5m, 1838)

Rugosa Roses:

Anne Eudt (Single-petalled flowers of rich magenta. Dark red hips and attractive foliage. 1m) Parfum de l’Hay (Double flowers of carmine to red. Highly scented and vigorous. 1m, 1901) Roseraie de l’Hay (Large loose crimson-purple flowers. 2m, 1901)

Tea Roses:

Etoile d’Hollande (H.T. Scented flowers of rich velvety crimson red. 1.5m, 1931) Generale Gallienni (As the flower opens, it changes from deep rose-red and buff, to red. Medium sized flowers of an interesting irregular form. 1.5m, 1899)

Lady Hillingdon (Deep apricot-gold flowers borne throughout the summer. Very fragrant. 1917) Mme Berard (Large double flowers of apricot yellow with pink tonings. Medium, 1869) Safrano (Saffron-yellow, buff and apricot semi double flowers. Free flowering. 1m, 1839) Souvenir de Mme Leonie Viennot (Pink, year unknown) Souvenir d’un Ami (A vigorous rose with large double fragrant flowers of rose pink. 1.5m, 1856) Hybrid Musks:

Buff Beauty (A beautiful rose with large clusters of apricot yellow to buff flowers of medium size. Double, fragrant and free flowering. 2m, 1939) Danae (Buff yellow changing to cream with age. Healthy and vigorous. 1.25m, 1913) Moonlight (Single flowers of palest lemon to white on long stems. 1.5m, 1913)

Polyanthas and Older Floribundas:

Gruss an Aachen (Soft pink changing to cream as flower opens. Double flowers of pleasing form and fragrance. 1m, 1909) Mrs R.M.Finch (Clusters of double flowers of rosy pink. Medium, 1923) Orleans Rose (Polyantha. Light rosy crimson, semi double florets in abundance. Good continuity. An upright bushy plant. 1909) Pink Gruss an Aachen (Pink form of Gruss an Aachen)

Procumbent Roses:

Macrantha Raubritter (“Raubitter”. A charming variety which will climb as well as spread. Trusses of pink, cupped semi double flowers. 1936)

Older Hybrid teas:

Etoile d’Hollande (A famous red rose of classic form. Scented. 1931) Grace Darling (Very pretty creamy-white flowers shaded with pink. Moderately vigorous. 1m, 1903) Josephine Bruce (Double, scented flowers of deep crimson. Vigorous, 1949) La France (First of the hybrid teas. Light pink, very shapely flowers, scented, and free flowering. 1m, 1867) Mme Butterfly (Shades of pale pink to blush. Fragrant. 1918) Mrs Herbert Stevens (White tea shaped flowers with pointed buds. Fragrant and moderately vigorous. 1m, 1910) Ophelia (Climbing and bush forms. Shapely buds opening to large fragrant flowers of palest pink. 1920)

Shot Silk (Climbing and bush varieties. Fragrant flowers of blended pink and yellow. Classic rose form and healthy vigorous growth. 1931) Soleil d’Or (Rich yellow small double flowers with deeper tones of orange, double and cupped on a thorny bush. 1.5m, 1900)