Canberra, ACT
National Arboretum, Forrest Drive Canberra AIDS Garden of Reflection since 2 April 2017
without names

Landscape features
- Shallow reflective rock pond using rocks sourced from the National Arboretum site.
- A variety of sheltered seating areas and seating types.
- An arbour to shelter from the western sun, open to the lawn to remain connected and keep views open across the garden.
- Informal planting of predominantly Australian native species create a 'bush garden' look and feel, set against the clipped hedge 'walls'.
- Red flowering theme. The red ribbon is used as a symbol for education about, and prevention of HIV and AIDS. The red flowering is spread across the seasons in the garden by using plants with different flowering times.

Plant Selection Criteria
All plants chosen are frost hardy and able to survive well in Canberra conditions.

Species list

Eucalyptus leucoxylon 'Dwarf rosea'
Eucalyptus mannifera 'Little spotty'
Eucalyptus pauciflora 'Little snowman'
Eucalyptus sideroxylon 'Rosea'

Acacia cognata 'Limelight'
Callistemon 'Green John'
Correa reflexa
Grevillea lavandulacea

Groundcovers and Grasses
Anigozanthos 'Bush ballad'
Arthropodium milleflorum
Austrostipa ramosissima
Austrostipa verticillata
Baloskion tetraphyllum
Bulbine bulbosa
Derwentia perfoliata
Kniphofia 'Red Hot Poker'
Lepironia articulata
Lomandra confertifolia ssp rubignosa 'Frosty tops'
Myoporum parvifolium
Pennisetum 'Cream Lea'
Poa labillardieri 'Eskdale'

Campis grandiflora 'Blood red'

Images (c) John Patrick Landscape Architects and National Arboretum

25 July 2016
National Arboretum, Canberra