Rossanagh, Ashford, Co. Wicklow
The charming gardens surrounding this late 18 th century house were laid out towards the end of the 19th century with plantings of many fine specimens including Magnolia soulangeana ‘Alba’, Rhododendron arboreum and Camellia japonica. There are also mature specimen trees such as Luma apiculata planted c. 1880. On acquiring the property, the owners added a ‘White Garden’ in a sheltered area at the back of the house together with a wild meadow that reaches its peak in mid June, a great time to visit this splendid garden.
Described by Jane Powers as one of ‘Wicklow’s finest gardens’.
Phone: 0404 40168
M: 086 191 1275
We organise garden visits and garden-orientated tours in Ireland and overseas. We have a winter lecture programme, practical gardening workshops in Spring and Summer, a list of Partner Gardens, the RHSI Journal published three times a year, the RHSI restoration of the walled garden at Russborough as our charity focus and an exciting Bicentenary Seminar planned for the RDS in September 2016. RHSI members have priority booking privileges but many events are also open to other interested gardeners.
Wednesday 06 December, 2017