ELMTREE LONGWOOD GRANGE
Sales and Show Area for Elmtree Garden Contractors for a new housing development in Cardiff, South Wales
Fullbrook were approached by the garden designer and landscape contractor to assist them with supply of soft landscaping at a new housing development in Cardiff. Due to covid limiting travel Fullbrook provided videos and photos of the stock, so that stock could be selected virtually.
The challenge was to provide autumn interest for the opening in November whilst still providing all year-round interest, this was achieved using evergreens and carefully selected deciduous, perennials and grasses.
12 x Climbers
11 x Conifers
126 x Grasses
149 x Perennials
9 x Rhododendrons
222 x Shrubs
20 x Topiary
2 x Acer palmatum ‘Sangokaku’ specimens
Providing height, structure, and autumn colour
6 x Buxus micr. ‘Faulker’ balls 60cm
Providing form in the planting beds and a variety more resistant to blight
2 x Ilex ‘Nellie R.Stevens’ panels 80cm x 140cm
A great evergreen screening solution
6 x Photinia fraseri ‘Robusta Compacta’ umbrella form multistems
Providing impact, colour, and height.
1 x Prunus serrula ‘Brankyln’ multistem
All round interest from the burgundy coloured bark