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Alpines in abundance
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Alpines in abundance
A succession of spring bulbs
Crowds of golden wild narcissus and electric blue Scilla herald the beginning of Spring...
The Winter Garden
The Winter Garden displays a diverse range of plants to dramatic visual and sensory effect.
Fruits and foliage provide a welcome splash of autumn interest throughout the Garden.
Herbaceous Island Beds
The Rose Garden and Limestone Rock Garden
The Rose Garden continues to offer a display of blooms, each chosen to illustrate the fascinating history of roses in cultivation.
The Mediterranean Beds are awakening from their winter slumber.
Beautiful blossom - the Yoshino Cherry is lighting up the Main Lawn...
The jade vine is now in flower in the Glasshouse Range
National Collection of species tulips in flower
The Garden's National Collection of species tulips is on display in the Alpine House
The Garden has a number of Magnolia trees which provide a succession of flower from March through to the end of April.
The Winter Garden looking lovely in January
A masterclass in combining foliage, flower, structure and scent, the Winter Garden is looking fantastic this month...
Wonderful wintersweet scents are heavy on the air, click through for more...
The autumn winds have brought down the lurid, neon-green, curiously wrinkled fruits of the Osage orange...
Liquidambar styraciflua 'Worplesdon'
For a few short weeks in autumn, the American sweetgum becomes the fiery fulcrum about which the Garden seems to revolve....
Don't overlook autumn bulbs in the Mountains House, like this spectacular Cape tulip
Albizia julibrissin 'Rosea'
The Persian silk tree is in bloom.
Catalpa x erubescens 'Purpurea'
This stunning Indian bean tree is finally in flower at the heart of the Rock Garden.
The titan arum has to be the pick - even though it is starting to fade now!
This huge mound of a rose plant is like a pink-flushed sherbert fountain, attracting pollen beetles and bees.
The snowdrop or silverbell tree is a stunning sight right now in the Woodland Garden.
Through the Woodland and on the Systematic Beds, hoops of orange and yellow crown imperial bells sporting a tuft of bright green leaves are standing in joyful crowds.
The famous jade vine is in flower in the Glasshouse Range
Crowds of golden wild narcissus and electric blue squills are shaking off winter.
Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postil
The fat fists of silvery lilac buds on Daphne bholua 'Jacqueline Postill' have opened up to release an intense, sugary scent at the mouth of the Winter Garden.
Liquidambar styraciflua 'Lane Roberts'
This beautiful American sweetgum is still aflutter with orange, butter yellow, coral, crimson and deep mulberry coloured leaves, each with five sharply-pointed lobes.
Acer palmatum 'Osakazuki'
A trio of this spectacular Japanese acer is aflame in the Autumn Garden.
Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'
The multitude of golden black-eyed Susan is setting the Autumn Garden aglow.
The sacred lotus has begun to flower in the Tropical Wetlands House
Each bud on the Grindelia chiloensis is a Cyclops milky eye, the basin filled with a sticky white latex
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