RHS Hampton's Court Garden Festival 2023 - Mires Becks Picks
Posted on 7th July 2023 at 15:10
Attention, fellow plant enthusiasts! It's an exciting time in the plant world as the RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival 2023 is happening this weekend. The Royal Horticultural Society has posted an article titled "Top 12 Plants of RHS Hampton Court Garden Festival 2023." As garden lovers here at Mires Beck, we couldn't help but delve into this list, and what caught our attention is that Mires Beck, hand-grows over eight of these remarkable plants on this list in an array of varieties. Inspired by the festival, we've curated a simple collection of these very plants seen at this year's Hamptons Court Garden Festival. So, let's explore these top plants waiting to be cherished in our green spaces.
• Perfect for herbaceous border.
• Achillea are easy to care for and drought tolerant.
• Great as a Cut Flower.
• Low Maintenance.
Varieties: Skysail Yellow, Strawberry Seduction, Fanal, Moonshine, Terracotta, Walter Funcke
• Drought resistant, heat tolerant, and easy to grow.
• Great for container growing.
• Agapanthus are popular for their stunning heads of blue, purple, or white flowers.
Varieties: Big Blue, Summer Love
• Agastache are great at attracting butterflies and other beneficial insects to the garden.
• A fantastic perennial for pollinators.
• A great plant to pair with Deschampisa Cepitosa ‘goldschilier’ that’s also on this list.
Varieties: Black Adder, Blue Boa, Golden Jubilee
• Unusually beautiful heads that start lime green and turn to plum purple.
• Ideal for gravel gardens.
• Attractive to bees.
Deschampsia Cespitosa ‘goldschilier’
• Beautiful Ornamental Grass that pairs beautifully with Achillea.
• Spotted in many gardens at RHS Hamptons
• Tolerant of part shade
• Tough Perennial.
• Low Maintenance.
• Irresistible to bees.
• Skeleton stays intact over winter.
• Drought Risistant
Varieties: Alpinum, Bourgatii, Planum
• Blue is a big trend this season and the heavenly blue colour is sure to stand out.
• A perfect for containers or front of borders.
• Somewhat drought resistant.
Varieties: Heavenly Blue, Blackbird, Firebird, Flamingo, Pristine Blue, Pristine Scarlet, Sour Grapes, White Bedder
• Has a long flowering season (June to Autumn)
• Drought Resistant
• Thrives in poor soils or gravel.
• Easy going perennial.
Varieties: Scabiosa 'Vivid Violet' Scabiosa incisa 'Kudo White'
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