Scotland's Gardens

Dalfruin © Ray Cox

 

Dalfruin

Description

A well-stocked connoisseur's garden of about a third acre situated at the end of a short cul-de-sac.There are many less common plants like varieties of trilliums, meconopsis (blue poppies), tree peonies (descendants of ones collected by George Sherriff and grown at Ascreavie), dactylorhiza and codonopsis.There is a scree and collection of ferns.The vigorous climbing rose Paul's Himalayan Musk grows over a pergola. Interconnected ponds encourage wildlife.

Directions

From the centre of Kirriemuir turn left up Roods. Kirktonhill Road is on the left near top of the hill. Park on Roods or at St Mary's Episcopal Church. Disabled parking only in Kirktonhill Road.

Garden Openings

Sunday 14 May 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Admissions

£4.00, accompanied children free

Beneficiaries

St Mary's Episcopal Church receives 40%, the net remaining to SG Beneficiaries

Features & Catering

  • Disabled Access
  • Plant stall

Other Details

Good plant stall with many unusual plants including Trilliums, Meconopsis, tree peonies and two year old monkey puzzle saplings. Teas served at St Mary's Episcopal Church.

Contact

Mr and Mrs James A Welsh
Kirktonhill Road, Kirriemuir
DD8 4HU

Location

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