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More than one hundred tons of unhewn grey Kington Rock have been set into a steep slope, creating two majestic staircases and multiple informal borders. The planting flows down the rocky glacier in successive waves of white and blue. A gentler spring d

Rockery Highlights

Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Hellebores YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Stachyurus chinensis YES YES YES
Pulmonaria YES YES YES
Erythronium YES YES YES YES
Azaleas YES YES YES YES YES
Dicentra spectabilis YES YES YES YES
Foxgloves YES YES YES YES
Campanulas YES YES YES YES
Clematis heracleifolia YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Roscoea YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES YES
Asters YES YES YES YES
Japanese anemones YES YES YES YES YES YES

Emerging on top of the Rockery, an oak arbour clad in wisteria and roses leads into the formal elegance of

the South Garden