Mowbray Walkway - Site #107

This site forms part of the Liesbeek to Black river corridor, and it borders a walkway. It runs through the Little Mowbray business district towards the M5 bridge, which crosses over the Black River.

Garden checklist

  • Initial assessment Completed
  • Removal of invasive aliens In progress
  • Landscaping In progress
  • Planting of pioneers species Completed
  • Planting of insect and bird species In progress
  • Planting of specialist species Pending
  • Place-making Pending

Planting log

At this site we have planted the following species:

Species Batch Date Quantity Status
Aloe arborescens Batch #245 Aug 24, 2019 1 planted
Eriocephalus africanus Batch #359 Aug 24, 2019 15 planted
Salvia africana-lutea Batch #360 Aug 24, 2019 5 planted
Pelargonium capitatum Batch #363 Aug 24, 2019 7 planted
Arctotis stoechadifolia Batch #407 Aug 24, 2019 3 planted


This garden is part of the following corridor(s):

Black River Tributaries Corridor

Status: Seeking funding

Timeframe: 2019 onwards

Rondebosch Common - Table Mountain Corridor

Status: Ongoing

Timeframe: 2017-2021

Below is the list with the different species that can be grown on this site. These species would contribute to the greening of , and would fit in with a wider greening strategy for Cape Town. However, this vision is only a proposal and we invite you to comment on it. Are there any other species that would do well? Are there particular uses for this site that we should take into consideration? Do you have a spectacular vision for the plot? Do you have any ideas to involve the wider community? Please let us know!

Wish List Overview

Item Quantity Pledge support
Solanum africanum 0 I can help!
Brown Sage
Salvia africana-lutea
0 I can help!
Cape thatching reed
Elegia tectorum
0 I can help!
Pig's ear
Cotyledon orbiculata
0 I can help!
Rose-scented pelargonium
Pelargonium capitatum
0 I can help!
Sea Tentfig
Ruschia macowanii
0 I can help!
Silver arctotis
Arctotis stoechadifolia
0 I can help!
Sour fig
Carpobrotus edulis
0 I can help!
Wild rosemary
Eriocephalus africanus
0 I can help!

If you can help growing any of these species, click the blue button in the table above.

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