Key plants in The RHS No Adults Allowed Garden

Yellows and various shades of pink to magenta will run through the scheme, with species that bring a natural feel to the planting along with more unusual plants to excite a child’s imagination

Melica uniflora f. albida

This grass acts as a matrix to bring an ethereal softness and coherence to the scheme.

Gladiolus byzanticus

Chosen to bring exciting pops of bold colour to the meadow.

Astilboides tabularis

The magnificent saucer leaves to bring wonder without the invasive issues of Gunnera.


Carnivorous plants were a common request from our children designers. Tall colourful pitchers will bring an exciting element into the garden.

Cornus kousa

A large feature tree to bring stunning flowers into the canopy layer.

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