Silwood Triangle - Site #69

The Westerford Triangle is a former section of the Common between Park Road robots and the Westerford shopping centre that still has suitable soil for locally indigenous Cape Flats Sand Fynbos plants because of its historical link with Rondebosch Common. It has been fiercely defended from unsuitable use over the years by Friends of Rondebosch Common and is now in need of further protection and plant stock rejuvenation.

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Friends of the Rondebosch Common

Friends of the Rondebosch Common

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Potential garden site

This site has been identified as a potential site for an indigenous garden. Are you keen to take this forward? Get in touch!

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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
Erica verticillata 5 I can help!
Gazania pectinata 25 I can help!
Ruschia geminiflora 20 I can help!
Sparaxis bulbifera 25 I can help!
doily crassula
Crassula dejecta
250 I can help!
Rose-scented pelargonium
Pelargonium capitatum
200 I can help!
Slime lily
Albuca juncifolia
100 I can help!
Sour fig
Carpobrotus edulis
250 I can help!
Protea repens
1 I can help!
Water Capestar
Spiloxene aquatica
300 I can help!
White arum lily
Zantedeschia aethiopica
10 I can help!
Yellow noon flower
Lampranthus glaucus
30 I can help!
Yellow soldier
Lachenalia reflexa
100 I can help!

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

Past activities

Date Time Title More details
Friday 26 Apr 2019 07:00-19:00 iNaturalist City Nature Challenge Read more
Thursday 20 Jun 2019 08:00-08:30 Bird monitoring in Rondebosch Read more
Thursday 25 Jul 2019 08:30-09:00 Bird monitoring in Rondebosch Read more
Thursday 08 Aug 2019 09:00-09:30 Bird monitoring in Rondebosch Read more
Thursday 12 Sep 2019 08:00-08:30 Bird monitoring in Rondebosch Read more
Thursday 10 Oct 2019 09:00-09:30 Bird Monitoring at Silwood Triangle Read more

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