Top ten list of garden plants

  • Abutilons of all kinds
  • Buddlejas old and new
  • Epiphytic orchids and ferns
  • Gordonia species
  • Heliotrope, Lemon verbena, Fennel and herbs
  • Michelias of all sorts
  • Perennial Salvias large and small
  • Species Camellias
  • Tea and China Roses
  • Weigela of all types

Montville Rose

Monday, September 30, 2013

Toowoomba visit and new plantings.

Laurel Bank Park Toowoomba 29/9/2013
In 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

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