Journey Latin America’s Inca Garden Planting List

The Journey Latin America's Inca Garden was designed by Jennifer Jones. This World Show Garden was sponsored by Journey Latin America, and built by Surrey Hills Landscaping. The RHS judges awarded the garden a Silver Medal, at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016.
The Journey Latin America’s Inca Garden was designed by Jennifer Jones. This World Show Garden was sponsored by Journey Latin America, and built by Surrey Hills Landscaping. The RHS judges awarded the garden a Silver Medal, at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016.

Journey Latin America’s Inca Garden was designed by Jennifer Jones for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016.  This World Garden was built by Surrey Hills Landscaping and sponsored by Journey Latin America.  The RHS judges awarded the Inca Garden a Silver Medal.

Here’s the planting list for this special garden, which features colourful, exotic flowers, and traditional Inca food crops:

Trees

  • Butia Eriospatha
  • Eriobotrya Japonica
  • Musa Basjoo
  • Phoenix canariensis
  • Schinus molle
  • Yucca gigantea

Shrubs

  • Brugmansia sanguinea
  • Chusquea culeou 
  • Desfontainia spinosa
  • Erythrina crista-galli
  • Tecoma stans
  • Tibouchina organensis
Desfontainia spinosa, pictured in the Journey Latin America's Inca Garden, at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016.
Desfontainia spinosa, pictured in the Journey Latin America’s Inca Garden, at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016.

Medium Plants

  • Alocasia odora
  • Canna indica ‘Pink’
  • Canna ‘Tali’
  • Canna altensteinii
  • Nicotiana sylvestris
  • Browallia
  • Mirabilis Jalapa

Ground Cover

  • Asplenium scolopendrium
  • Adiantum raddianum
  • Anthurium
  • Aspidistra elatior
  • Blechnum chilense
  • Calceolaria
  • Gunnera perpensa
  • Guzmania lingulata
  • Hedychium densiflorum ‘Assam Orange’
  • Hedychium greenii
  • Houttuynia cordata ‘Flame’ (v)
  • Iresine herbstii ‘Brilliantissima’
  • Lantana montevidensis
  • Neoregelia
  • Setaria palmifolia
  • Spathiphyllum wallisii
  • Tradescantia spathacea
  • Tradescantia zebrina
  • Vriesea altomayoensis

Climbers

  • Bomarea caldasii 

Alstroemerias

  • Alstroemeria ‘Bonanza’
  • Alstroemeria ‘Apollo’
  • Alstroemeria ‘Etna’ (PBR)
  • Alstroemeria ‘Indian Summer’ 

Inca Crops

The Journey Latin America's Inca Garden at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016, featured a three-tiered terrace, designed to represent the famous terraces of Machu Picchu. Traditional Inca food crops were a feature in the garden, including Quinoa, Oca, Physalis peruviana, courgettes, and potatoes.
The Journey Latin America’s Inca Garden at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016, featured a three-tiered terrace, designed to represent the famous terraces of Machu Picchu. Traditional Inca food crops were a feature in the garden, including Quinoa, Oca, Physalis peruviana, courgettes, and potatoes.

Plants around the terracing

  • Agave
  • Festicula
  • Puya

Orchids

  • Epidendrum radicans
  • Masdevallia ‘Orange’
  • Masdevallia ‘Purple’
  • Miltonia spectabilis
  • Miltonidium Bartley Schwarz
  • Oncidium ‘Pink Fairytale’
  • Oncidium ‘Sweet Sugar’
  • Prosthechea cochleata
The Journey Latin America's Inca Garden was designed by Jennifer Jones. This World Show Garden featured colourful, exotic flowers, interesting foliage plants, and traditional Inca food crops.
The Journey Latin America’s Inca Garden was designed by Jennifer Jones. This World Show Garden featured colourful, exotic flowers, interesting foliage plants, and traditional Inca food crops.
Jennifer Jones, pictured in the Journey Latin America's Inca Garden that she designed, for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016.
Jennifer Jones, pictured in the Journey Latin America’s Inca Garden that she designed, for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016.

Other articles that may interest you……..

To read my interview with Jennifer Jones and find more about Journey Latin America’s Inca Garden, that Jennifer designed for the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016, please click here.

To see the top twenty shortlisted plants, including the finalists, and the winner of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show Plant of the Year 2016, please click here.

To read about the M&G Garden, that Cleve West designed for the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016, please click here.

To see photographs of the gardens and exhibits at the RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show 2016, please click here.

To see photographs of the gardens and exhibits at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show 2016, please click here.

To read about terrariums and bottle gardens, please click here.

To read about beautiful, edible plants, please click here.

To read about Carnivorous plants, please click here.

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