Flora Planted

We actively plant or maintain flora year round…

“The Friends” are constantly improving, renovating, restoring and planting in the Forgotten Garden of Lewtrenchard. Here are some of the highlights from the last few years in the glorious woodland…

2010: 80 TREES PLANTED

25
SESILLE OAKS
25
Hazel Trees
20
WILD CHERRY TRESS
10
ROWAN TREES

2009: 100 TREES PLANTED

50
SESILLE OAKS
30
Hazel Trees
20
CHERRY TRESS

COMMEMORATIVE TREES ELSEWHERE IN THE GARDEN

2011
Weeping Willow

2010
Pin Oak
Handkerchief Tree
Wollemi Pine (died but to be replaced)
Red Rhododendron
Wild Service Tree
Sessile Ok
English Oak
Rowan
Cherry ‘Shirotae’

2009 
Norway Maple ‘Crimson King’
Lime ‘Winter Orange’
Purple Beech
Liquidamber
Norway Maple ‘Drummondii’
Birch ‘Jacquemonti Doorenbos x 2
Copper Beech Asplenifolia
English Oak
Whitebeam ‘John Mitchell’


BULBS

October 2010
Along the road hedge
Crocus special mix

Under the trees near the exit to the car park
Nemorosa Alba: Wood Anemone
Hederifolium Neapolitanum: Hardy Cyclamen

In the area of the Holy well
Narcissus: Daffodils Peapol woodland mixture

October 2009
In the woodland and around the edges of the glade
OLD VARIETIES OF DAFFODILS AND NARCISSI
Yellow trumpet Unsurpassable
Pheasant Eye Recurvus
Pseudonarcissi Lobularis: The Lent Lily
Pseudonarcissi Obvallaris: Tenby Daffodil

MODERN VARIETIES OF BULBS
Camassia Esculenta Quamash
Fritillaria Meleagus: Snake’s Head Fritillary or Chequered Daffodil. Mixed.
Ornithogalum Umbellatum: Star of Bethlehem


SHRUBS AND HERBACEOUS

Shrubs found in the garden
Philadelphus: Mock orange blossom
Syringa: Lilac
Buddleia: Butterfly Bush
Symphorcarpus: Snowberry
Vinca: Periwinkle
Rhododendron
Laurus nobilis: Laurel

Herbaceous plants found in the garden
Dicentra formosa: Bleeding heart ‘Bacchanal’
Scilla: Bluebell


The Forgotten Garden is a place you can escape to. There is something in the peaceful setting, full of birdsong, that is unique and timeless.

CAROLINE