Yesterday, I decided to go to Regent’s Park in London. It just happened to be probably the hottest day of the year. It was 95°F. With all the Covid-19 related closures it was nice to see that the park was kept up with fresh bedding plants and the gardeners going around looking after the plants.
The best place in Regent’s Park for flowers is probably the English Garden or as it is known The Avenue Gardens which is a linear walk from the southeast corner entrance. It is a nice walk with shade by large trees next to the flower paths or the Victorian gardens, you can choose to walk in either path and enjoy the scenery. Currently, there were Begonias for the bright red complimented by the bronze color of Ricinus communis.
After the English garden, the circular Queen Mary’s Gardens is wonderful to walk through, it has a large rose garden, a lake with a Japanese garden island, wildflower gardens a beautiful border with blue Delphiniums. Then continue on to Holme Green, they planted wonderful borders with Begonias, Petunias, Salvias, Tagetes and Spartium junceum.