Richmond House, Clare, Suffolk ............ Romantic walled garden with emphasis on scented plants. Pleached-tree-framed steps lead to formal ‘new perennial’ parterre; Med. terrace by swimming pool; informal garden area with species roses, peonies and spring bulbs; mini meadow; vegetable/cutting garden, chickens, trained fruit trees, greenhouse; tulips; dahlias; hellebore/fern path. Over 40 small-flowered clematis and 50+ roses. Garden open to public in May under National Gardens Scheme
Dianthus 'Tropical Butterfly' Carnation Hardy Perennial Customer favourite Delight your senses with this scintillating dianthus. Its breathtaking beauty is matched only by the power of its fragrance. Exotic, bicolour blooms carried above mounds of silver-green foliage lend a tropical feel to perennial borders and containers, producing an abundance of perfumed dianthus flowers for cutting. Height: 40cm (16”). Spread: 30cm (12”).
Viola Teardrops Mixed - Flowering for several months from late winter, the small faces of these pretty violas will bring lots of cheer to your pots, windowboxes and hanging baskets. They are incredibly prolific and will produce masses and masses of their dainty little flowers in a rich, velvety mix of colours. In time they will cascade over the edge of the pots, forming a trail up to 35cm long.