A hidden gem in the High Weald of Sussex, sensitively planted to enhance the natural landscape. A botanical treasure trove and classic English idyll make High Beeches one of the finest gardens in the South East
Friday, 3 October 2014
Disanthus cercidifolius, a member of the hamamelidaceae family, is lighting up the garden with the spectacular colour of its heart shaped leaves. A native of Japan and China it was introduced to the UK in about 1893. It is a woodland plant, an acid soil lover and fairly hardy. There are seven plants flourishing in the garden at High Beeches.