2 Rose Courtyard
South Africa rose (shoulder high, golden yellow, scented)
Thuli Madonsela rose (shoulder high, pink with white centre)
Moved 2 square pots from kitchen steps to blank wall near spekboom.
April 2019Moved Tahiti lime tree to the Rose Courtyard (in pot August 2014 and bought around June 2011)
Moved away (Pink pelargonium (delicate floating flowers) from Anne, also under Brachylaena)
Rumohra adiantiformis seven weeks fern planted along the wall near Brachylaena
Brabejum stellatifolium Van Riebeeck's almond hedge. Protea with whorls of leaves and 'almonds'. Large, spreading multi-stemmed shrub to 5 m. Near streams and in sheltered valleys (also Kirstenbosch) Must be well watered for the first 2 years. Scented flowers Dec-Jan. Attracts insects, then birds.
Osteospermum moniliferum bietou volunteer near Melianthus
Cyperus albo-striatus as a border under Brachylaena
Pink pelargonium with dark leaves under Brachylaena
Pappea capensis red berries for birds (between Halleria and Diospyros)
Replant square pot. (Standard Iceberg out, soil was sodden)
with Gazania and a tiny mystery bulb.
At last! Moved the tall red pot to the front door.November 2015
|Tahiti lime in pot
Jasminum angulare cutting at trellis
|Halleria and Brachylaena
December 2014Brachylaena discolor to flash silver leaves in the breeze
Diospyros whyteana for dark mirrored leaves
Halleria lucida tree fuchsia to feed the sunbirds
Melianthus major for the leaves and the nectar flowers
Halleria in the centre bottom
Moved 2 potted Ficus benjamina to glazed patio.
White Iceberg? roses in pots,
Glazed patio on 2 sides against the wind.
|2014 November as we move in
Had a huge Brazilian pepper tree felled, which was eating our boundary/garage wall.
|2014 July invasive Brazilian pepper tree monster to go
Seven weeks fern, Plectranthus shrub, large scented Pelargonium, stoep jacaranda, large Asparagus fern, ivy on wall, arum lilies and Agapanthus, Coprosma Marble chips - all inherited and left in peace to grow. Oxalis inherited in pot.