The best window box in London

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This 10m long window box outside Locanda Locatelli bowled me over when I first saw it last July – it looked like a summer meadow, transported to a London street.

Now, it looks like a spring border on steroids. The bergenias provide flashes of pink, while the grasses and Leucojum aestivum (summer snowflake) give it an airy feel. It smells sublime. 

This could so easily have been planted with the usual spring bedding, just like the rest of the building, which is currently sporting colour co-ordinated primulas. Hats off to whoever came up with this.

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