Key plants in The Macmillan Legacy Garden

Designed for a typical and common British planting scheme with a freshness and softness in the relationship between colour, form, texture, and structure.

Maple trees

Three maple family tree specimens in varying forms illustrate the message that a third of Macmillan’s services are funded by gifts in wills. The trees also link with the structure of the legacy seat.

Ribes sanguineum ‘Elkington’s White’ & Euonymus europeaus ‘Red Cascade’

Ribes and Euonymus europeaus shrubs flower at different times of the year to show cyclical seasonal energy.

Magnolia stellata

Magnolia stellata at the end of its flowering cycle showing fragility and strength.

Spring bulbs

Spring bulbs provide freshness in colour and form, illustrating hope and aspiration.

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