RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...

 
RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...
RHS Hampton Court
Flower Show 2018
RNIB’s Community Garden full plant list
The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of
RNIB’s Community Garden, Steve Dimmock and Paula Holland,
for their multi‑sensory attributes.

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RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...
Achillea                 Achillea “Terracotta”     Agastache                  Agastache
“Summerwine”                                       “Black Adder”              “Blue Boa”
                         Its ferny leaves give
Its flattened flower     a distinct aroma,         Its bottlebrush flowers    A hardy perennial with
heads are perennial      and the rich colour       are blue/black in colour   blue fluffy bottlebrush
and appear over a        of its flowers are eye    and have anise scented     flowers that appear
long period in summer.   catching. Good for        leaves. This plant is a    from July to September.
The leaves are dark      attracting bees and       hardy perennial that
green and distinctly     other pollinators.        appears in late summer     Agastache
separated. Great for                               and autumn, and are        “Blue Fortune”
attracting beneficial                              good for attracting
insects including                                  pollinators. Thrives in    Smoky bottlebrush
bees into the garden.                              well‑drained soil and      flowers with aromatic
Tolerant of drought                                sunny conditions.          leaves which appear
once established.                                                             from July to September
                                                                              and are good for
                                                                              pollinators.

                         Actaea purpurea

                         A plant with dark cut
                         foliage and bottlebrush
                         flowers which flower
                         later in the year.

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RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...
Agapanthus               Artemesia                     Astrantia “Abbey         Blechnum spicant
“Headbourne              “Powis Castle”                Road”                    “Hard fern”
hybrids”
                         Has fine, fern‑like, silver   A clump‑forming plant    Evergreen fern which is
                         aromatic foliage and          that has dark purple     feathery and dark green. Ideal
A perennial that has                                                            for shady areas of the garden.
funnel shaped flowers    tiny, yellow‑tinged silver    bracts on dark upright
which are grouped        flowers which appear          stems.
                                                                                Carex
together and come        in August.
                                                                                muskingumensis
in various shades of
blue. This variety has                                                          Grass that is creeping
narrow shaped leaves                                                            and has palm like
and blooms from July                                                            leaves. This plant grows
to September.                                                                   best in the sun and part
                                                                                shade.

                                                                                Deschampsia
                                                                                cespitosa
                                                                                “Goldschleier”

                                                                                Elegant mound forming
                                                                                evergreen grass that
                                                                                is thread‑like and has
                                                                                feathery inflorescence.

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RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...
Dryopteris filix‑mas    Eragrostis curvula        Gaura lindheimeri           Hydrangea
“Polydactyla”           “African love grass”      “White gaura”               macrophylla
                                                                              “Peppermint”
Native male fern        Light green tall grass    An exceptionally
found in most UK        which turns red in the    long‑flowering, soft        Large round creamy
woodlands. Deciduous,   autumn and has small      perennial with white        white flowers that flower
with a distinct         purple flowers.           delicate flowers            in late summer. Using
shuttlecock shape.                                on slender stems.           a plant support when
Turns copper‑coloured                             A drought‑tolerant and      the plant is young will
in the autumn.                                    sun‑loving plant.           help to prevent flowers
                                                                              from drooping. This new
                                                  Geum “Totally               variety is bi‑coloured,
                                                  Tangerine”                  flowers on both new and
                                                                              old wood and therefore
                                                  One of the denser           has an extended period
                                                  clumping geum that          of flowering.
                                                  blooms in the late
                                                  spring to the summer.
                                                  Flowers are large, frilly
                                                  and apricot coloured
                        Foeniculum vulgare        which fade over time.
                        “Giant bronze”            Great for a border that
                                                  gets plenty of sun.
                        This giant fennel has
                        feathery, bronze‑purple
                        leaves, followed by
                        flat‑topped, yellow
                        flowers with aromatic
                        seeds. Flowers in
                        mid‑summer.
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RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...
Lavandula                 Lavandula x              Lonicera x brownii         Matteuccia
angustifolia              intermedia               “Dropmore Scarlet”         struthiopteris
“Hidcote”                 “Edelweiss”                                         “Ostrich fern”
                                                   Evergreen climber with
Has dense spikes of       An especially            deep pink flowers that     A deciduous
fragrant, deep violet     long‑flowering white     are positioned in a        shuttlecock fern
flowers above slender,    variety with intensely   tubular way. Often has     that produces tall
aromatic, silvery‑grey    fragrant blooms and      berries appearing in the   shuttlecock rosettes
leaves. This variety of   aromatic foliage.        winter.                    with divided fronds
lavender is one of the                                                        that surround smaller
best for edging paths                              Lophomyrtus                fronds. Works best in a
and borders.                                       “Magic Dragon”             shaded and moist area.

Lavandula                                          An evergreen with
angustifolia                                       colourful foliage. When
“Munstead”                                         mature, small white
                                                   flowers with a delicate
A compact lavender,                                scent appear from early
named after Gertrude                               summer.
Jekyll’s garden at
Munstead Wood. This                                Luzula nivea
variety has a beautiful                            “Snow rush”
aromatic scent.
                                                   A slow‑spreading,
                                                   evergreen perennial
                                                   that forms loose clumps
                                                   of rough, deep green
                                                   leaves and small brown
                                                   flowers.

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RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...
Melissa officinalis     Mentha spicata var.      Mentha x villosa           Nepeta “Six
“Lemon balm”            crispa “Moroccan”        var. alopecuroides         Hills Giant”
                                                 “Bowles’s mint”
Also known as lemon     A fast‑growing hardy                                Lavender‑blue flowers
balm, this perennial    mint that is ideal for   Has soft leaves, with an   held in clusters of tall
has aromatic lemon      making mint tea.         unusual savoury aroma.     upright stems which
scented leaves with                                                         bloom in June to July.
roughly shaped edges.                            Molinia “Moorhexe”         Attractive and aromatic
                                                                            light grey‑green foliage.
                                                 A short‑growing soft
                                                 grass for the front of     Origanum vulgare
                                                 a border and offers        “Hot and Spicy”
                                                 a profusion of purple
                                                 flowers.                   A bushy perennial
                                                                            herb with aromatic
                                                 Nepeta x faassenii         leaves and tubular
                                                 “Kit Kat”                  white flowers.
                                                 Dwarf variety with         Origanum vulgare
                                                 slender spikes of          “Thumble’s variety”
                                                 lavender‑blue summer
                                                 flowers and aromatic,      Bright green variety
                                                 sage‑green leaves.         with wonderful foliage
                                                 A long‑flowering and       and good scent.
                                                 aromatic plant loved
                                                 by bees.

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RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...
Pannicum virgatum          Pelargonium “Attar         Pelargonium                Pelargonium “Rober’s
“Heavy Metal”              of Roses”                  “Pink Capricorn”           Lemon Rose”

Its deciduous              Five‑petalled pale pink    A perennial bush with      Rose lemon scented
ornamental fountain‑like   flowers with an amazing    soft green ruffled         leaves with small pink
grass has steely           rose scent and aromatic    foliage, lemon and         flowers. This is a tender
coloured blue‑grey to      leaves. This is a tender   rose‑scented leaves        plant which means that
blue‑purple leaves,        plant which means that     and pink‑purple flowers.   freezing temperatures
which form                 freezing temperatures      This is a tender plant     may kill the plant.
stiff upright clumps.      can kill the plants off.   which means that
                                                      freezing temperatures
                           Pelargonium                may kill the plant.
                           “Lara Starshine”

                           A short plant with
                           lemon‑scented leaves
                           and small pink, white
                           or purple flowers. This
                           is a tender plant which
                           means that freezing
                           temperatures may kill
                           the plant.

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RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...
Pelargonium               Pennisetum orientale    Pennisetum                  Phlox paniculata
tomentosum                “Shogun”                “Villosum”                  “David”
“Peppermint
geranium”                 A taller variety with   The feathery, bob‑tail      A perennial tall
                          more upright pink       tops of this tufted grass   upright shrub with
Peppermint scented        flower spikelets,       are a delight to explore    slim leaves with white
with soft tactile         produced from           by touch. Perfect for       salver‑shaped flowers
heart‑shaped leaves       glaucous blue‑green     edging a path.              that appear in clusters.
and small flowers. This   foliage. This plant
is a tender plant which   blooms in the high      Perovskia                   Physocarpus
means that freezing       summer.                 “Blue Spire”                opulifolius
temperatures may kill                                                         “Lady in Red”
the plant.                                        A plant with aromatic
                                                  leaves and upright          A deciduous shrub
                                                  spikes of violet‑blue       with pink‑tinted white
                                                  flowers.                    flowers which flower in
                                                                              June. The leaves are
                                                                              small, dark purple and
                                                                              maple‑like.

                                                                              Pittosporum
                                                                              “Garnettii”

                                                                              A round shrub with
                                                                              circular leathery
                                                                              textured grey‑green
                                                                              leaves and white and
                                                                              purple aromatic flowers.

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RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...
Pittosporum                Polystichum                  Rosa “C Brunner”          Rosmarinus officinalis
“Silver Magic”             polyblepharum                                          “Rosemary”
                           “Japanese lace fern”         A sweetly‑scented
A variety with smaller                                  pale pink rose bush       A dense evergreen
and daintier leaves        An evergreen fern,           that blooms from July     shrub that has
than most pittosporum.     covered in golden hairs.     to October. It has very   needle‑like leaves and
The leaves are silvery                                  few thorns.               is used for culinary
green leaves with cream    Polystichum                                            purposes.
margins which gradually    plumosum densum              Rosa “Madame Alfred
turn pink in winter.                                    Carrière”
                           A soft shield fern which
Pittosporum “Tom           is evergreen.                Fragrant, fully double,
Thumb”                                                  white pale pink flowers
                                                        which flower from July
A compact, evergreen                                    to September. A good
shrub with small, wavy,                                 climber for training
dark leaves and dark                                    over a rose arch,
young stems. It has                                     fence or wall.
a distinctive rounded
shape which is a great
                           Romneya coulteri
box (buxus) alternative.
                           “Californian tree
                           poppy”

                           A tree poppy that is tall,
                           fragrant and has papery
                           white “poppy” flowers
                           with deep yellow
                           centres. Flowers from
                           July to October.
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RHS Hampton Court Flower Show 2018 - RNIB's Community Garden full plant list The plants in this list have been selected by the gardeners of RNIB's ...
Rosmarinus                    Salvia “Dyson’s Joy”         Salvia “Strawberries        Salvia nemorosa
prostratus                                                 and Cream”                  “Caradonna”
“Roman Beauty”                A plant with pink
                              scented flowers and          Tubular flowers with        This variety flowers for a
Evergreen with small          aromatic foliage.            two lips, with one          long period of time and
blue flowers that                                          being larger than           has upright racemes
appear in clusters with       Salvia officinalis           the other. Our garden       of purple flowers and
thin shaped leaves.           “Common sage”                has the cream and           grey‑green aromatic
This is a trailing variety.                                apricot variety with        foliage which forms a
                              A bushy shrub with           aromatic foliage.           tall slim‑shaped plant.
Salvia “Amistad”              aromatic grey‑green
                              leaves that have fine        Salvia “Wendy’s
A plant with dramatic         veins and blue spiky         Wish”
purple scented flowers        flowers which bloom
and aromatic foliage. It      at the beginning of          Has aromatic foliage
is frost hardy, meaning       summer.                      and a wonderful
it will need protection                                    raceme of strong pink
during the winter.            Salvia “Pink Lips”           flowers which are
                                                           citrus‑scented. Requires
                              The pink version of salvia   free‑draining soil. Hardy
                              “Hot Lips”. This variety     (may need winter
                              is bi‑colour with red        protection).
                              and white flowers and
                              aromatic leaves which
                              appear in pairs. Blooms
                              in July and August.

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Salvia nemorosa          Stipa gigantea         Tellima grandiflora        Thymus vulgaris
“Ostfriesland”           “Golden oats”          “Fringe cups”              “Common thyme”

Intense violet flowers   A plant with arching   Has tall spikes of         An aromatic low
above clumps of          stems of glistening,   bell‑shaped, fragrant      growing herb which is
wrinkled, green          golden oat‑like        greenish‑white flowers,    ideal for edging paths
aromatic leaves that     flower heads, above    rounded lobed leaves.      or for pots on a sunny
bloom from July to       clumps of evergreen    Good for a shady border.   patio.
September.               leaves.

Sambucus nigra           Stipa tenuissima
“Black Lace”             “Mexican feather
                         grass”
This plant has black,
dissected foliage with   Wispy, pale
narrow ovate leaves.     yellow‑green leaves
From May to June pale    topped with fluffy
pink, musk‑scented       plumes of flowers.
blooms emerge from       A versatile, tactile
beautiful creamy‑pink    deciduous grass.
buds.

Stachys byzantina
“Silver Carpet”                                 Tiarella “Pink             Trachelospermum
                                                Skyrocket”                 jasminoides
Forming a soft carpet,
                                                                           “Star jasmine”
this drought‑tolerant                           Its whorls of upright
perennial has silver                            pink starry flower         A highly fragrant
leaves which are soft                           rises above palmate,       evergreen climber.
and extremely tactile.                          evergreen foliage.
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Verbascum chaixii      Verbena bonariensis        Veronicastrum
“Album”                “Argentinian vervain”      virginicum
                                                  “Fascination”
                                                                               rnib.org.uk/
A plant with           Its tightly packed                                      hamptoncourt
white‑cupped spires    clusters of lilac‑purple   Has upright, leafy stems
of flowers with a      flowers top the tall       topped with racemes of       #RHSHampton
tawny centre.          branching stems. This      lilac‑blue flowers. Good
                       variety flowers from                                    Stand HC/426
                                                  in the winter for giving a
                       June to September.         silhouette in a border.

                       Verbena
                       rigida “Hardy
                       garden verbena”

                       A neat low‑growing
                       verbena that produces
                       clusters of fragrant,
                       bright purple flowers                                   Image credits:
                       which bloom between                                     iStock, USDA‑NRCS
                       June and September.                                     PLANTS Database,
                       Ideal for pollinators.                                  Wikicommons:
                                                                               Meneerke bloem, Leslie
Verbascum                                         Veronicastrum                Seaton, Salicyna, Vzb83,
“Cotswold Beauty”                                 virginicum                   David J. Stang, Averater,
                                                  “Pink Glow”                  Stan Shebs, Lis Burke,
This copper‑peach                                                              Magnus Manske, Walter
flowered verbascum                                An elegant plant with        Siegmund, SzabolcsKiss
makes a wonderful                                 graceful pink spikes
vertical accent in a                              of flowers. This variety     © 2018 RNIB reg charity
sunny border.                                     is long‑flowering and        number 226227
                                                  highly attractive to bees.
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