Calke Abbey, Flower Garden 3800

Ticknall, England, Derbyshire, South Derbyshire

Pgds 20080517 132924 Calke Abbey  Ntpl 45343

Brief Description

The Flower Garden has a geometric layout and is dominated by Chusan palms and other exotic plants. The garden has wallflowers in the spring and roses, clematis and wisteria during the summer. Other features include an auricula theatre.

History

The Flower Garden was moved away from the main hall in the late 18th century.

Features

Plant Environment

  • Plant Type
  • Flower Garden
  • Garden Feature
  • Description: The auricula theatre has tiered shelving within an alcove where auriculas are displayed.
Access & Directions

Directions

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/calke-abbey/how-to-get-here/
Authorities

Civil Parish

  • Calke
History

Period

  • 18th Century
  • Late 18th Century
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