Our garden will be open with the general public in 2011
from 28 May to 31 August
of Saturday at Thursday
of 10 h to 18 h
closing on Friday
For groups (+ 15 persons) every day on appointmant.
or guided vivit.
Entrance fee : € 6,50 for anyone over 15
For groups, please contact us
Le Jardin de Jumaju
les roses anciennes des Fieffes
For the poetically-minded,
our garden is the quintessence of the Norman countryside- a romantic place
to wander among English-style floxerbeds, where sometimes you actually have
to push your way past overhanging flowers. It is a mass of colours, shapes
and scents that never cease to give pleasure.
Number-crunchers, on the other hand, can sum it all up in figures: just over 2000 old rose varieties; more than 200 varieties irises-bearded, intermediate, species, spurias and water-irises; over 80 varieties of hostas; some 40 paeonies, both herbaceous and shrubby; about 100 hydrangeas.
And, on the top of all those figures, lots of rare summer-flowering shrubs, pictures of which can be found on this website.
the metal pavilion built in 1997 and originally planted, on the advice of
André Eve, with six different roses varieties that would guarantee
a complete cover. Ten years later, Climbing Ena Harkness and Mme Isaac Pereire
have died, and Paul's Himalayan Musk is stifking the three survivors-Alchymist,
Claire Jacquier and Félicité & Perpétue. Five clematis
plants are, with considerable difficulty threading their way through the tangle,
which has to be cut back very firmly ofter flowering so that we can get in
It is a shame that internet surfers cannot smell the amazing scent that comes from these roses. Imagine having tea, this very afternoon, underneath this floral canopy...
How ti find us:
Michelin Map of Normandie n° 231 page 28
the garden is clearly signed from the middle of Montchamp.
The garden's co-ordinates, for visitors with GPS, are:
0.46,1904 West/ 48.55,7683 North