Claremont Crescent

Claremont Crescent

Small suburban garden, full sun/part shade, adult family.

“The garden is dull and doesn’t inspire me; I’d like something nice to look out at.”

Subtle privacy creation, strong design lines, and visual effects use complimentary materials, striking planting, and ornamentation, to draw the eye into cheerful, tranquil, and practical spaces for various leisure activities.

Key elements:
Stone cobble drive, contemporary screens, gravel garden, dry river bed, circular sandstone patio, raised planters, textured, colourful perennial and architectural planting.

Key plants:
Acer palmatum – Japanese maple
Cornus controversa ‘Variegata’ – Wedding cake tree
Allium ‘Mount Everest’ – Ornamental onion ‘Mount Everest’
Iris pseudacorus ‘Variegata’ – Yellow flag ‘Variegata’
Armeria maritima – Thrift
Geranium ‘Anne Thompson’ – Geranium ‘Anne Thompson’
Hosta ‘Halcyon’ – Plantain lily ‘Halcyon’
Polemonium ‘Lambrook Mauve’ – Jacob’s ladder ‘Lambrook Mauve’
Texture/movement/seed head
Chionochloa rubra – Red tussock grass