Bressingham Gardens, England A “black sea”, with a breaking wave of Hakonechloa. This now in late autumn shows the red stems of the Cornus highlighted by the dark green pillars of Taxus, autumnal tones of the grass.
Summer: Uses one shrub - Cornus alba Aurea, one conifer - Taxus baccata Robusta, one grass - Hakonechloa macra and one perennial - the everblack Ophiopogon planiscapus Nigrescens to create a scene of year round interest
Taxus baccata - If commun POT (Hauteur : 40 - 50 cm) - LOT de 100 arbustes pour haie en kit
Winter Garden - Adrian created a black sea, with a breaking wave of Hakonechloa. The red Cornus stems are highlighted by dark green Taxus pillars and autumnal tones of the grass - Bressingham Gardens photos by Richard and Adrian Bloom -
Jinny Blom is famous for creating swoon-worthy gardens. But even though every single garden she designs is stunning, each is very, very different. She gives F&F readers a tour of two of the most breathtaking - Image copyright Andrew Lawson
Front plant border: Rosa x odorata 'Mutabilis', Epimedium x rubrum, Iris germanica 'Winter Olympics', Ophiopogon japonicus; Trees in espaliered form: Carpinus betulus; Ivy inserts in walls: Hedera helix; in pot: Libertia grandiflora