August plants of the month

Plants of the month

Our Assistant Head Gardener Sarah has picked these plants as the best to see in August.

Bupleurum fruticosum can be found in the Pine Circle , near the Plant Shelter.

Bupleurum fruticosum can be found in the Pine Circle
Bupleurum fruticosum can be found in the Pine Circle

Abutillon megaponticum 'Orange Hot Lava' is in the Plant Shelter. Look out for it's delicate but brightly coloured flowers.

Abutillon megaponticum 'Orange Hot Lava'
Abutillon megaponticum 'Orange Hot Lava' is located in the Plant Shelter

Itea ilicifolia is located just outside Mrs Winthrop's Garden, you'll find it near the steps from the Lime Arbour.

Itea ilicifolia
Itea ilicifolia is located just below Mrs Winthrop's Garden

Crocosmia 'Hellfire' can be easily spotted by its feiry flowers in the Red Borders.

Crocosmia 'Hellfire'
Crocosmia 'Hellfire' can be found along the Red Borders.