Sedum roof attracts bees and butterflies, when seen through the upper floor window links the house to the garden and hides an ugly asphalt roof.
Living wall, standard Loquat tree in a planter and tapestry of Box balls, Myrtle, creeping Rosemary and Lavender are interesting seen from the house and the terrace.
Informal perennials add height and colour with this Echinops and Hemerocallis in July.
Beech hedge and Photinia standards create tiered screens for privacy and interest. In May the Photinia 'pompoms' and creeping Ceanothus are in flower.
Containers on the terrace extend the season of interest with colour and scent and bring herbs near the kitchen.
Edible grapes ripen on vine trained to the south facing wall.
Myrtle bushes in flower in July, clusters of tiny white flowers combine with the aromatic leaves and all year structure
Good structure, texture and depth even in the midst of winter with coppery Beech hedge holding its leaves, clipped Myrtle and Box bushes and creeping Rosemary.