Terra antiqua: Angus Bruce on the Nanjing Tangshan Geopark Museum landscape

  • Plant List

    EVERGREEN TREES: Cedrus deodara (deodar cedar), Cinnamomum camphora (camphor laurel), Magnolia grandiflora (southern magnolia), Citrus medica (citron), Osmanthus fragrans (sweet osmanthus), Photinia x fraseri (red tip photinia), Photinia serrulata (Chinese photinia), Elaeocarpus decipiens (Japanese blueberry tree), Camellia japonica (Japanese camellia), Myrica rubra (yangmei). DECIDUOUS TREES: Celtis sinensis (Chinese celtis), Ginkgo biloba (Maidenhair tree), Koelreuteria bipinnata, Zelkova schneideriana, Liriodendron chinense (Chinese tulip tree), Prunus x yedoensis (Yoshino cherry), Sophora japonica (Japanese pagoda tree), Pistacia chinensis (Chinese pistachio), Pterocarya stenoptera (Chinese wingnut), Taxodium mucronatum (montezuma bald cypress), Prunus persica (peach tree), Viburnum macrocephalum (Chinese snowball viburnum), Lagerstroemia indica (crepe myrtle), Acer palmatum (Japanese maple), Acer palmatum cv. Atropurpureum, Firmiana simplex W. F. Wight (Chinese parasol tree), Metasequoia glyptostroboides (dawn redwood), Sapindus mukorossi (Chinese soapberry), Cercis chinensis (Chinese redbud). BAMBOO: Phyllostachys bambusoides (giant timber bamboo), Phyllostachys aureosulcata f. spectabilis (spectabilis), Phyllostachys heterocycla. GROUNDCOVER AND HERBACEOUS: Fatsia japonica (paperplant), Fatshedera lizei (tree ivy), Ligustrum japonicum ‘Howardii’, Lonicera nitida Maigrun (may green), Nandina domestica, Sabina procumbers (Endl.) Iwata et Kusaka, Pittosporum tobira (Japanese pittosporum), Rhododendron pulchrum ‘Sweet’, Gardenia jasminoides (cape jasmine), Buxus sinica (Korean littleleaf boxwood), Rosemarinus officinalis (rosemary), Gaura lindheimeri (pink gaura), Verbena bonariensis (purpletop), Farfugium japonicum (leopard plant), Tulbaghia violacea (pink agapanthus), Glechoma hederacea (ground-ivy), Euonymus fortunei, Nepeta cataria (catnip), Coreopsis basalis (golden-mane coreopsis), Echinacea purpurea (purple coneflower), Forsythia viridissima, Iris tectorum, Hosta plantaginea, Oxalis articulata subsp ‘Rubra’, Zephyranthes candida (Peruvian swamp lily), Trifolium repens (white clover). GRASSES: Pennisetum alopecuroides (swamp foxtail), Arundo donax L. var. versicolor, Miscanthus sinensis ‘Variegatus’, Pennisetum orientale (oriental fountain grass), Acorus gramineus ‘Ogon’, Cortaderia selloana ‘Pumila’, Miscanthus sinensis (Chinese silver grass), Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Little Bunny’, Liriope muscari cv. Variegata, Liriope spicata (monkey grass), Reineckea carnea, Ophiopogon japonicus (dwarf lilyturf), Cynodon dactylon (couch grass). AQUATIC PLANTS: Canna glauca, Hydrocotyle chinensis, Buddleja davidii ‘Royal Red’, Nelumbo nucifera (sacred lotus), Nuphar sinensis, Nymphaea tetragona (hardy waterlily), Thalia dealbata (powdery thalia), Typha orientalis Presl (bullrush), Myriophyllum verticillatum (whorl-leaf watermilfoil), Iris pseudacorus, Iris sanguinea, Lythrum salicaria Linn (purple loosestrife). ROOF GARDEN: Sedum lineare Thunb. T, Sedum spurium ‘Coccineum’ (dragon’s blood), Rosemarinus officinalis (rosemary), Imperata cylindrical ‘Rubra’, .Cynodon dactylon (couch grass)

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