United States of America, North Carolina, Buncombe County, Asheville
Cedarcliff Garden (Asheville, North Carolina)
The expansive garden surrounds a Tudor style house in a suburb of Asheville, North Carolina. Located at an altitude of 2,200 feet, the garden is a mix of collections and displays. The hillside has dry stack retaining walls providing views, from the interior, of flowers, ferns, and roses. The edges of the serpentine driveway, which follows the terrain of the land, are heavily landscaped with peonies and flowering trees ending in a circular rose garden at the entrance of the house. There are collections of conifers, roses, hostas, wild flowers and herbs with an emphasis on perennial bloomers. Two small ponds provide water gardens and pleasant sounds for the dining area of the terrace. The architect planned for views of the garden to be an integral part of the interior of the house. Only about ten years old, the garden displays maturity beyond those years.
Persons associated with the property include: Robert S. Griffin, ATA (architect, 1990); and Michael Balowyk (landscape designer, 1990-present).
The folder includes a work sheet, plant lists, planting plans, and feature plans.