Cobaea scandens, cup and saucer vine - completely covers the front of the 17th century manor of Hidcote. As soon as I saw it, I made a mental note to buy myself some seeds next year. It is a plant that I have grown previously which flourishes well, and is native to Mexico, Central and South America.
|The garden is located in the north Cotswolds near Chipping Campden. It is one of the best known and most influential Arts and Crafts gardens in Britain, with its linked 'rooms' of hedges, rare trees, shrubs and wonderful herbaceous borders.|
Join me in a leisurely wander around this colourful, attractive garden.
Spotted lurking around the edge of the pool, but don't worry it's only a Grass Snake (Natrix natrix) they are harmless to us. However, the same does not hold true for any frogs or newts unknowlingly swimming around in the pool.