A close-up detail of white peony blooms backed by white delphinium stalks in soft focus behind, in the Sissinghurst-style white garden behind the farmhouse on this property about one hour north of Seattle in the Skagit Valley.

How to recreate the white garden at Sissinghurst – in pictures

How to recreate the white garden at Sissinghurst – in pictures

Our selection of plants to bring a slice of Vita Sackville-West's famous garden home to your own patch

Tulipa 'White Triumphator' and tulipa 'Queen of Night.' Probably too much contrast and the greenery almost absorbs the 'Queen of Night' tulips. But the white is great with the greenery.

Habitually Chic®: Spring is Sprung Oscar de la renta garden via vogue Tulips White Triumphator and Queen of Night

Sissinghurst in late August

Sissinghurst Castle white garden - go at dusk on full moon!

The White Garden, Sissinghurst, Kent, England

Did you ever hear of a moon garden? you find an open space in the yard and plant nothing but white flowers, all kinds. then when theres a moon, the whole area lights up.

white garden at Sissinghurst

I'm Dreaming of a White Garden I first became enchanted with the idea of a white garden after reading about the one that poet and g.

White garden: Leucanthemum 'Old Court'

Credit: Derek Harris/Alamy Leucanthemum 'Old Court': A robust clump-forming perennial with sumptuous deep green leaves and a crown of frothy flowers.


A photographic tour of Leonardslee gardens. Situated in the heart of sussex, the gardens are fantastic at any time of the year but especially in the spring with magnificant rhododendrons and azaleas