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Kazahana garden

By garden designer Kazuyuki Ishihara. Kazahana means 'a light snow flurry from a cloudless sky'.

Kazahana garden Chelsea Flower Show 2010

Kazuyuki Ishihara has created this garden, with its green walls and natural beauty, to bring a smile to our faces.

Kazahana garden Chelsea Flower Show 2010

Our green spaces help to relieve the stresses of everyday life, bringing feelings of peace, re-energising us and fuelling our imaginations.

Kazahana garden Chelsea Flower Show 2010

This rooftop garden set within an urban landscape is filled with plants and features a green room.

Kazahana garden Chelsea Flower Show 2010

A river appears to flow through the garden. In combination with the planting, the presence of water helps to ease the urban heat island effect.

Kazahana garden Chelsea Flower Show 2010

Plants list

Click on any of the plant names below to read more about the plant and to add to your own plants list.

Acer palmatum 'Beni Shichihenge'  
Acer palmatum 'Koto-no-ito'  
Acer shirasawanum 'Aureum' 
Acorus gramineus 'Ogon' 
Astilbe x arendsii 'White' 
Aucuba japonica 'Variegata'  
Brachyscome 'Royal Blue' 
Dicentra spectabilis 'Alba' 
Dryopteris erythrosora  
Equisetum japonicum 
Euonymus fortunei 'Emerald Gaiety' 
Euonymus japonicus 'Elegant Aureus'   
Farfugium japonicum 'Argenteum'  
Hakonechloa macra 'Aureola' 
Heuchera 'Creme Brulee'  
Hosta 'Krossa Regal'  
Hosta 'Veronica Lake'  
Iris sibirica 'Tropic Night'  
Liriope muscari   
Pachysandra terminalis 
Pieris 'Forest Flame'   
Potentilla fruticosa 'Abbotswood'  
Prunus laurocerasus 'Rotundifolia'  
Saxifraga stolonifera  
Sedum Lydium 
Sorbaria sorbifolia 'Sem'  
Sorbaria tomentosa   
Spiraea 'Goldmound'  

Aquatic plants

Mimulus luteus 
Juncus ensifolius   
Mazus reptans 'Alba'   
Mentha pulegium   
Veronica beccabunga

See RHS coverage of this garden here.