The Flowering Calendar of Claude Monet’s Garden

the flowering calendar of claude monet’s garden
giverny basin

“i must have flowers, always, and always.” ― claude monet

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can’t make it to giverny until the autumn? don’t put off your visit – claude monet’s pink stucco house and his fabulous gardens should not be missed. even in mid-october giverny is a riot of colour: a natural palette
who blooms until the first frost. the grande allée is an impenetrable path of bright orange nasturtiums. zinnias, dahlias and asters still reach for the warm autumn sun.

the impressionist’s water garden reflects the subdued mauves and plums of its bank-hugging shrubs and the yellow of its weeping willows. monet’s often-painted japanese foot-bridge is festooned with twisting vines of wisteria. the water-lilies, inspiration for monet’s nymphéas series, still bloom well into october.

the flowering calendar of claude monet’s garden
flowers at giverny

the green-thumbs at giverny carry on the tradition of mixing and blending the garden’s plantings like the artist with his paint. just the right tint, tone and shade are required to saturate the gardens with colour for each of the seven months its growing season. a flowering calendar of claude monet’s gardens is available with a list of what blooms when. perhaps you could replicate your own private giverny in your back yard!

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the flowering calendar of claude monet’s gardens at giverny

april

tulips, pansies, forget-me-nots, narcissi, aubrietas, cherry and crab-apple blossom, fritillaries, and daffodils.

the flowering calendar of claude monet’s garden
nasturtiums at giverny

may

irises, peonies, rhododendrons, geraniums, wisterias, azaleas, wallflowers, daisies, laburnum and delphiniums.

june

roses, poppies, clematis, and tamarisk.

july

roses, nasturtiums, ageratums, zinnias, nicotianas, busy-lizzies, verbenas, dahlias, rudbeckias, salvias, gladioli, cleomes, cosmos, sunflowers, helianthus, hollyhocks. the water-lilies begin in july.

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august

dahlias, cosmos, hibiscus, plus all of the july blooms.

the flowering calendar of claude monet’s garden
flowers at giverny

september

nasturtiums carpet the grande allée, asters, dahlias, cosmos, rudbeckias

october

dahlias, plus all of the annual flowers until frost.

claude monet declared “my garden is my most beautiful masterpiece.” visitors can see his masterpiece every day, from march 25th to november 1st, 2016 from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm. visit the official website here.

the flowering calendar of claude monet’s garden
giverny basin

Source: https://livingcorner.com.au
Category: Garden