The Woodland Garden, Salvia Border & Grass Beds at Kew Gardens – cool wanderings on a warm summer day

DSCF3098DSCF3129DSCF3126DSCF3124Kirengeshoma palmata (below)

DSCF3119Actaea rubra ssp argenta (below)

DSCF3123and in the Salvia borders… just beginning to colour up (the show ought to go on until November)


The last image is of Salvia argenta – silver-fur and quite gorgeous. The name plates for almost all the salvias in the border are lost amongst the exuberant foliage.

The  Davies Alpine House

DSCF3233Behind this dramatic alpine house are the grass beds, four equal borders around a central bed with a crossing path.




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