Clifton Nurseries Tropical Pocket Garden

Feeling the Tropical Vibes at Clifton Nurseries London

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Posted Sep 5th, 2018
by Clifton Nurseries

For a taste of the tropics in Maida Vale simply head over to our London branch and view the latest flamboyant makeover of our seasonal pocket show garden!

Designed originally by Jake Curley, Gold medal winner in the RHS Young Garden Designer of the Year 2017 competition, and replanted with fresh planting designs on a seasonal basis by our talented team at the London branch, this pocket show garden aims to illustrate how even a small space can be transformed into an all year round space with colour, interest, movement and style. 

Inspired by the long hot summer with the long sunny days now stretching into September, the distinctly tropical theme of the show garden shows how easy it is to make an exotic haven in your own garden or outdoor space. 

The garden is totally contained within bespoke fibreglass planters, a technique that works in any outdoor space and can be scaled up or down depending on requirements. The plants in the garden surround a bubbling water table and outdoor lighting enhances the garden in the evenings, with the subtle ambient light reflecting off the trickling water feature and highlighting the striking planting. 

Tropical Pocket Show Garden

Plant List for Pocket Show Garden

  • Festuca glauca
  • Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’
  • Phormium purpureum
  • Astelia nervosa ‘Red Devil'
  • Fatsia japonica ‘Spiders Web’
  • Musa maurelli
  • Dicksonia antarctica
  • Crocosmia ‘Carmine Brilliant’
  • Rudbeckia fulgida ‘SmileyZ’ 
  • Heuchera ‘Lime Marmalade’
  • Heuchera ‘Caramel’
  • Pansy ‘yellow’
  • Sedum ‘Sunsparkler Dazzleberry’

Plants featured in the pocket garden can be purchased in the London branch of Clifton Nurseries. 

To contact our design and landscape team either email them or call Clifton Nurseries London on 0207 289 6851.

Congrats to Giulia and Ashley on the tropical makeover!

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