The ‘Giverny’ Umbrella Trellis is an exceptional metal plant support frame. The design is inspired by a frame from Claude Monte’s garden in Giverny, after which it is also named.
After only three years, the luxuriant ‘Rosarium Uetersen’ standard weeping rose (Kordes) has covered a Classic Garden Elements ‘Giverny’ umbrella trellis. As well as stabilising the rose trunk, the sturdy metal frame also allows you to train the generally upward-growing canes downwards, thus promoting numerous budded side shoots.
Rosa helenae ‘Goldfinch’ on Umbrella Trellises lining the a Pathway at Schafhof Estate near Frankfurt
Before you plant weeping standard roses, it is worth thinking about how best to support them. Although metal frames may be in a higher price range, they are by far the most effective way of preventing thicker canes from breaking during the next summer storm. The picture shows a private garden near Frankfurt where Classic […]
The ‘Rosendorf Steinfurth’ ramblers’ beautifully clustered pink blooms give off a light fragrance and, as they blossom, change colour to tender pink or even white. The plant has flexible shoots with very few thorns. Flowering several times a year, it grows well on arches and obelisks. In this picture, taken at the RosenPark Dräger, the […]
In Claude Monet’s Garden at Giverny, the long shoots of the grafted ‘Paul Noel’ hybrid wichurana (Tanne, 1910) hang romantically over an umbrella-like frame of iron. Beneath the frame, shimmering purple-petalled common honesty (Lunaria annua), blue irises and contrasting white Shasta daisies (Leucanthemum) complete the picture.