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In flower this May – Gardens in Cornwall

What’s in flower in May at Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens

Tremenheere Sculpture Gardens in Cornwall is has strongly structural planting scheme with a sub-tropical emphasis. The sheltered valley and favoured micro-climate allows plants to flourish with an all-season interest. If you’re thinking about visiting Tremenheere this month, there’s a wonderful array of flowers coming into bloom, and here are a few of our favourites.

Moraea Huttonii

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Moraea are summer-flowering cormous perennials with sword-shaped clusters of short-lived iris-like flowers. They bloom in late spring or summer.

Telopea Speciosissima

Often known as Waratah, Telopea Speciosissima is part of the Proteaceae family and is the floral emblem of New South Wales, Australia.

Euphorbia stygiana

Euphorbia have small flowers held within cupped bracts. The Stygiana has bright green leaves which turn cherry red in autumn. Pale green, honey-scented, flowers develop in late spring and early summer, followed by green, pea-sized fruit.

You will find our ‘In Flower this month’ board outside our ticket shed with a map detailing where you can find the aforementioned flowers. For more information about visiting our sculpture gardens in Cornwall click here.