Elliotborough Park Plant List

Spring 2010


Rosa ‘Knockout’- Blush Pink Knockout Rose

– Hardy shrub rose with flushes from April until first frost. Hard winter prune required in February and a light summer prune in June. Like full sun and well-drained soil. Mostly disease free, some aphid problems.


Lantana sp. ‘Lemon Cream’ – Lemon Cream Lantana

– Fast growing perennial shrub with yellow and white flowers from late spring to frost. Like full sun. Attracts butterflies.


Abelia ‘Rose Creek’ – Rose Creek Abelia

– Evergreen shrub with moderate growth rate. Relatively low maintenance once established. Grow 2-3 feet tall. Long bloom season, white/blush flowers on crimson stems with rich green leaves. Like partial to full sun. 


Ruellia brittonia– Dwarf Mexican Petunia

– Dwarf evergreen mounding perennial. Rich green foliage with many blue/purple flowers. Likes full sun to part shade. 


Aloe saponaria – Soap Aloe

– Grow up to 1-2 feet tall, with a spreading habit and succulent pale green leaves with white speckles. Sharp teeth on leaf margins. Produce tall flower stalks a couple times a year, up to 2 feet tall with showy, tubular red/orange flowers. Very drought tolerant, like full sun to part shade. Will produce offsets and expand over seasons.



Spring 2011 


Plectranthus ‘Mona Lavender’- Mona Lavender Plectranthus

– Herbaceous shrub with rich green/purple foliage. Treated as an annual in South Carolina. Bright purple, tubular flower clumps in summer and fall. Likes shade and part sun.


Rudbeckia hirta ‘Indian Summer’- Gloriosa Daisy

– Upright annual wildflower with bright yellow, daisy-like flower petals and dark centers on 1-2 foot long stems. Flowers summer and into fall. Like full sun.


Gaura lindheimeri ‘Siskiyou Pink’ – Pink Gaura

– Great garden wildflower. Deep pink flowers on long stems in summer and fall. Like sun to part shade. Drought tolerant.


Eragrostiss elliottii – Blue Love Grass

– Rapid growing ornamental grass. Deep blue-green foliage with blooms from summer into fall. Like full sun.

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