Raised, turf covered slate stepping stones lead through a sunken bed of Impatiens ‘Cupido Pink’ towards a seating area surrounded by sharp and spiky planting of Cordyline australis, Agave americana, Yucca gloriosa, Yucca recuvifolia, Yucca floribunda, Chamaerops humilis cerifera and Astelia chathamica ‘Silver Spear’ in the The Quilted Velvet Garden, sponsored by Quilted Velvet and Hortus Infinitus – Silver Flora medal winner at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Raised, turf covered slate stepping stones lead through a sunken bed of Impatiens 'Cupido Pink' towards a seating area surrounded by sharp and spiky planting of Cordyline australis, Agave americana, Yucca gloriosa, Yucca recuvifolia, Yucca floribunda, Chamaerops humilis cerifera and Astelia chathamica 'Silver Spear' in the The Quilted Velvet Garden, sponsored by Quilted Velvet and Hortus Infinitus - Silver Flora medal winner at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2009

Raised, turf covered slate stepping stones lead through a sunken bed of Impatiens ‘Cupido Pink’ towards a seating area surrounded by sharp and spiky planting of Cordyline australis, Agave americana, Yucca gloriosa, Yucca recuvifolia, Yucca floribunda, Chamaerops humilis cerifera and Astelia chathamica ‘Silver Spear’ in the The Quilted Velvet Garden, sponsored by Quilted Velvet and Hortus Infinitus – Silver Flora medal winner at RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2009 – © Elke Borkowski/GAP Photos