Seasonal Interest

Here Comes Summer

Cardiocrinum gigantium  Giant Himalayan Lily

Delphinium elatum ‘var’. Delphinium

Delphinium elatum ‘Belladonna group’. Delphinium

Aconitum napellus ‘Newry Blue’  Monkshood

Aconitum wilsonii  Monkshood

Dicentra formosa  Bleeding Heart

Heuchera Coral Flower

Achillea filipendulina ‘Coronation Gold’   Yarrow, Milfoil

Centaurea Montana Cornflower, Knapweed

Acanthus spinosus  Bear’s Breeched  

Eryngium variifilium  Sea Holly

Iris Iris

Stachys lanata  Lamb’s Ear

Sisyrinchium striatium

The Mood of Spring
Lupinus polyphyllus ’Russell Hybrid’

Geranium ‘Johnson’s Blue’
Papaver Commutatatum “Poppy”

Ceanothus arboreus A.T. Johnson Californian Lilac

One of the best blue flowering shrubs.  A native of California likes a chalky, well drained soil in a sheltered spot.

Digitalis purpurea ‘Excelsior’ “Foxglove”


Viola tricolor ‘Sunny Boy’ “Pansy”

Weigela  florida ‘Folis Purpureis

Spiraea x arguta "Bridal Wreath"

The arching sprays of white flowers of Spireae x arguta flower prolifically between April and May. It is easy to see why it is commonly called the “Bridal Wreath”.

Paeonia officinalis ‘Rubra-Plena’  

The aristocratic herbaceous perennial of the Paeonia officinalis is an old cottage garden favourite with its attractive deep cut mid green leaves and large crimson flowers, produced between May and June.

Endymion nonscripyus "Blue Bells Common"

Cherry Blossom

Prunus ‘Kanzan’ is one of the most popular ornamental cherries and can be seen in many of our city parks and open spaces. The large purplish pink flowers create a magnificent cloud of blossom.

Magnolia x soulangiana

Between April and early May the large tulip shaped flowers of the Magnolia x soulangiana with its distinctive rose-purple stained bass blooms before the plant comes into leaf.

Spring Bedding

Spring Bedding display of golden tulips and primulas of mixed colours captures the mood of spring.