Planting scheme with Echinacea and Stipa gigantea
The vivid purple coneflower, Echinacea, combined with Persicaria and early flowering Stipa gigantea
To divide this long country garden into a series of usable spaces, incorporating two linked terraces, a formal water feature and planting to give year round structure and seasonal changes.
The paved terrace ends in a narrow water channel which flows over a black granite water spout into a lower rill leading to a formal pool. Indian Sandstone is used to compliment the local Oxfordshire stone, while strong lines and geometric form provide a contemporary twist to the country setting.