Laurel Bank Park Toowoomba 29/9/2013In the previous blog we detail some information and a translated Roses inventory from East Talgai Homestead 1869-1925.
This subject took us to visit members of Heritage Roses in Australia, Darling Downs branch and talk on the subject at the home of Bonita and Peter Cattell.
While in town we took the opportunity to visit "Harrow" hometead at Cambouya and Coroneos nursery for some hard to get plants.
Plants added in early October to "the Shambles".( most from Coroneos)
Abelia grandiflora variegata central shrub garden
Abelia grandiflora "Kaleidoscope" central shrub garden
Hippeastrum papilio Blue trellis garden
Kolkwitzia amabilis Hydrangea walk
Lamium maculatum "Marshmallow" Hydrangea walk
Pittosporum tenuifolium Stone circle
Pittosporum tenuifolium "Irene Patterson" stone circle
Retama monosperma Blue trellis garden
Viburnum opulus Hydrangea walk
Weigela florida variegata stone circle
Weigela foliis purpureus stone circle
Rose "Monica of Omeo" ROR, a gift from Darling Downs HRIA and Bonita Cattell.
This rose was found at Omeo, an old rose in a house lived in by longstanding resident Monica. Red double, upright shrub.
Thankyou to Bonita and HRIA and for your gift
Kyleigh and Michael Simpson