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‘Arcadia’ Balcony Garden RHS Chelsea 2021"

Arcadia is about escape with the painted backdrop giving the illusion of more space. The trees act as sentinels providing a sense of enclosure and have their own eco system, they herald in a touch of the exotic. Reclaimed Jarrah timber has been reworked into the swing seat and provides the perfect spot to watch the insects collecting nectar on the late flowering perennials. The planting and fabrics are rich in tone chosen to celebrate the drama of Autumn.

Plant List:


Punica Granatum (Europe to Himalayas - loam sand loam - Likes a container and a sheltered spot).
Yucca Aloifolia (South East USA, Mexico, West Indies, season of interest Autumn & good for Coastal gardens - good to -5°)
good in planter in sheltered position, trunk will need support. Drought resistant).


Scheflera Trevesioides (from the northern most area of North Vietnam, close to China) Crug Farm
Brassiopsis dumicola


Actea Simplex ‘Black Negligee’
Dahlia ‘Barbary Sunset' Mexico
Dahlia ‘Totally Tangerine' Mexico
Euphorbia Mellifera (Madeira - Canary Islands)
Euphorbia Myrsinites
Euphorbia ‘Fens Ruby’
Echinacea Alba
Geranium 'Madarense'
Panicum Prairie Skies Drought tolerant once established, steely blue perennial grass which would
have covered much of the great plains of central north America - the mid west
Rudbeckia Henry Eilers
Salvia Amistaad Flowers from may to November and Amistaad is Spanish for Friendship,
Hosta ‘purple heart ‘

Parthenocissus quinquefolia.

Garden Built by the excellent Jake Caitlin, The Landscape Consultants

With special thanks to all my Contributors and Suppliers

I would also like to thank all the people who helped bring the garden together:
Claire Lyons, Lily Krempel, David Heathcock, Anthony Leyland and Cadscapes Services

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