Brick Terrace

This is the brick area facing the pool and the fountain. It is planted with flowers from the Medieval and Tudor period not used elsewhere in the garden. The ends of the border are planted with the Rosa ‘Great Maiden’s Blush’, an old fragrant cultivar.

Rosa ‘Great Maiden’s Blush’

L-R Hollyhock (Alcea rosea), King’s spear (Asphodeline lutea), Columbine (Aquilegia vulgaris), Green alkanet (Pentaglottis sempervirens)

Botanical NameCommon Names
Aquilegia vulgarisColumbine, Doves in the ark
Alcea roseaHollyhock
Aquilegia vulgaris
‘Double White Spurless’
Columbine, Granny’s bonnet
Aquilegia vulgaris ‘Double Pink’Columbine, Granny’s bonnet
Asphodeline luteaKing’s spear
Bellis perennis proliferaDaisy (hen and chicken)
Calamintha officinalisCalamint, Mountain balm
Centaurium erythraeaCentaury
Centranthus ruberJupiter’s beard, Red Valerian
Centranthus ruber albusFalse valerian white
Convolvulus tricolorLife of man plant
Eryngium campestreEryngo, Field sea holly
Geranium phaeumMourning widow
Geranium pratenseMeadow cranesbill
Geranium pratense albaWhite meadow cranesbill
Geranium sanguineumBloody cranesbill
Lychnis chalcedonicaJerusalem cross
Lychnis chalcedonica albaWhite Jerusalem cross
Lychnis chalcedonica roseaRose Jerusalem
Polemonium caeruleumJacobs Ladder
Primula vulgaris ‘Jack in the Green’Primrose jack in the green
Pulmonaria longifoliaBlue Lungwort
Pulmonaria officinalisLungwort, Cowslips of Jerusalem
Ranunculus aconitifoliusWhite crowfoot
Ranunculus gramineusGrass buttercup
Rosa ‘Great Maidens Blush’Rosa maiden, Cuisse de Nymphe
Tanacetum parthenium aureaGolden feverfew
Valeriana officinalisValerian, Heal all

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