A gallery of private rose gardens from all corners of Southern Africa.
a true rose garden raging with blooms on entering the driveway and beddings closest to the house. Predominant colours are pinks, purples and whites. Visit her garden…
One of the oldest gardens in Elgin originally created by Kathleen Murray in a formal English style with wide stepped terraces, now planted with flower beds, trees & shrubs, including a large variety of heritage & species roses. Herb and kitchen garden, rose & lily walk, formal parterre and woodland. Enter here
A large, many-faceted garden with a magnificent view of the valley. Features include a formal rose – , woodland – & grass garden, parterre & terrace with swimming pool. Plant sales from Fairholme Nursery of perennials, grasses and lavenders. www.fairholmeplants.co.za Enter here
Designed for the birds, with indigenous & exotic plants focused on colour combinations. Panoramic views over the Kogelberg biosphere are framed by informal mixed plantings dominated by flowering cherries and roses. Enter here
A working cutflower garden for the senses, with many unusual flowers grown for their scent, colour and foliage. Inspiring indigenous area. Enter here
Historic 1811 homestead. Rosebeds, lawns & fruit trees cascade to the river silhouetted by a rugged mountain backdrop, providing a dramatic setting for the Summer Exhibition. Enter here
Jenny has the largest collection of Salvias in Southern Africa – but her roses too are very impressive. Most of them are David Austin varieties planted in semi-shade and only pruned lightly in winter. Enter here