Quimper, garden design, mixed border

Quimper Park: A Public Garden by the Riverfront

In the heart of old Quimper, near the cathedral and along other historic buildings on the waterfront, this lovely park provides a pleasant promenade by the river. It is lined with a colorful mix of banana trees, grasses, perennials and shrubs, as well as very old wisteria growing over arbors.

The lushness of the perennial borders and the choice of foliage give it an almost tropical feel, while the upcycled barrels used as planters give it a more modern edge.

DSC00918 DSC00919 DSC00920 DSC00921 DSC00922 DSC00923 DSC00925 DSC00926 DSC00929 DSC00930 DSC00931 DSC00932 DSC00935 DSC00937 DSC00938 DSC00939 DSC00940 DSC00941 DSC00910 DSC00911 DSC00912 DSC00913 DSC00914 DSC00915 DSC00916

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s