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A contemporary urban garden

By London based garden designer Pippa Schofield. The brief for this garden was to change the whole way the garden was organised. 

A contemporary urban garden By London based garden designer Pippa Schofield

A grey Welsh slate patio was built leading off the house and a second raised dining terrace was added in the sunny end of the garden screened by slatted trellis and raised planting beds.

A contemporary urban garden By London based garden designer Pippa Schofield

An oak pergola covered with Wisteria and Clematis defines a more formal dining area along the side return.

A contemporary urban garden By London based garden designer Pippa Schofield

The planting is fresh yet formal.

A contemporary urban garden By London based garden designer Pippa Schofield

A contemporary urban garden By London based garden designer Pippa Schofield

Plant list

Clematis armandii 'Apple Blossom'
Alchemilla mollis
Anemone x hybrida 'Honorine Jobert'
Trachelospermum jasminoides
Buxus sempervirens
Verbena bonariensis
Salvia officinalis 'Purpurascens'
Camellia x williamsii 'Donation'
Hydrangea arborescens 'Annabelle'
Rosa 'New Dawn'
Paeonia lactiflora 'Sarah Bernhardt'
Mentha spicata
Choisya x dewitteana 'Aztec Pearl'
Clematis armandii
Digitalis purpurea f. albiflora
Pittosporum tobira 'Nanum'
Polystichum setiferum
Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'
Agapanthus africanus
Lavandula angustifolia 'Munstead'
Allium schoenoprasum
Origanum vulgare 'Aureum'
Rosmarinus officinalis 'Miss Jessopp's Upright'
Petroselinum crispum
Bergenia 'Bressingham White'
Liriope muscari
Pachysandra terminalis
Sisyrinchium striatum 'Aunt May'
Tellima grandiflora
Rosa 'Madame Alfred Carriere'
Rosa 'Gertrude Jekyll'
Helleborus argutifolius
Clematis 'Nelly Moser'
Lupinus 'The Governor' (Band of Nobles Series)
Astrantia major 'Alba'
Geranium 'Brookside'
Lonicera japonica 'Darts World'
Sedum spectabile 'Iceberg'
Euphorbia wallichii
Helictotrichon sempervirens
Salvia nemorosa 'Caradonna'
Gaura lindheimeri 'Whirling Butterflies'
Clematis 'Prince Charles'
Lonicera nitida 'Maigrun'
Bergenia 'Eroica'
Phlox paniculata 'Blue Paradise'
Clematis montana var. rubens
Designed by Pippa Schofield

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