Key plants in The Grand Appeal Garden

Woodland-inspired shade loving planting with white and soft-blue flowers.

Myosotis sylvatica

Forget-me-nots are a self-seeding childhood favourite with delicate blue flowers that can often be under-appreciated in an ornamental garden.

Crateagus monogyna

A fantastic native shrub or tree that is beneficial to hundreds of different species of wildlife, including bees, moths and birds.

Brunnera ‘Jack Frost’

A shade tolerant perennial with stunning, structural, silver-veined leaves which will brighten up areas under the tree canopies.

Matteuccia struthiopteris

One of a number of ferns in the design, a particular highlight in spring when the fresh green fronds are newly unfurled.

Epimedium x youngianum ‘Niveum’

Epimediums are one of the designers favourite plants to include in a design, providing interest early in the year.

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