|Lupins are a rare sight on alkaline Cotswold soil, but flourish at Sandywell Barn House.
|A view down the carefully designed but generously planted borders.
|Deliciously scented Rosa spinosissima cultivars are given prominence and were at their peak today.
|Wisteria floribunda 'Alba'
|A strikingly coloured Dutch Iris cultivar cunningly planted in rougher vegetation that hides its leaves.
|The old Iris cultivar I begged a bit of: I like the pink pencilling on the falls.
|Another great Horse-chestnut grown for its foliage, Aesculus hippocastanum 'Aureomarginata'