New Fisher Tomlin Project Opens In Sweden

Wimbledon, London United Kingdom (PressExposure) July 11, 2008 -- Scandinavia’s grandest amusement park is also the greenest and has been so since the park opened in 1923. The promenade is lined by trees, and the scent of hundreds of thousands of flowers is an important part of the experience.

A completely new park has been created especially for Gardens of Gothenburg. Fisher Tomlin have worked alongside David Schofield and Catherine Heatherington from the UK, Liseberg’s head gardeners Thomas Dahl and Peter Törnberg and Swedish architects 02Landskap to create a major new urban landscape for the city. A number of natural spaces have been created based that take full advantage of the natural landscape that was already there.

The themed areas include large areas of new plantings and include the brand new Plant Oasis, Indian Summer and the Waterfall visible at the entrance to Liseberg Park.

Some of the plants used include native Swedish trees but a large number of ornamentals have also been introduced. Here are just some of the special species and varieties used.

Trees Acer japonicum ‘Aureum’, Solfjäderlönn Acer saccharinum ‘Wieri’, Silverlönn Davidia involucrate vilmoriniana, Näsduksträd (Duvtrãd) Cornus kousa chinensis ‘China Girl’,Koreansk Blomsterkornell Liquidamber styraciflua , Ambraträd Liriodendron tulipifera, Tulpanträd Metasequoia glyptostroboides, Kinesisk Sekroja Populus nigra ‘Italica’, Italiensk svartpoppel Pyrus calleryana ‘Chanticleer’, Prydnadspãvon Stewartia pseudocamellia, Japansk Skenkamelia

Perennials Actaea ramosa ‘Pink Spike’, Rõdbladigt silverax Epimedium yougianum ‘Niveum’ ,Sockblomma Hosta ‘Halcyon’ , Funkiq Knautia macedonica, Grekish vädd Miscanthus sinensis ‘Kleine Fontäine’,Glansmiscanthus Rodgersia pinnata ‘Chocolate Wings’,Finger rodgersia Salvia verticilliata ‘Purple Rain’, Krans salvia Thalictrum delavayi, Violruta Tradescantia andersoniana “Karminspiege’Tremastar blomma Veronicastrum virginicum ‘Diana’,Kransveronica

The Gardens of Gothenburg festival opens on 28th June and Liseberg Park will be open for the whole of the festival with guided tours of the new gardens daily at 14.00 unti 24 August and at 16.00 from 25 August. To find out more about Fisher Tomlin go to

About Fisher Tomlin

About Fisher Tomlin

Fisher Tomlin’s current projects include private residential gardens and public landscapes in Cyprus, France, Italy, Sweden, and the Caribbean as well as in the UK. They have offices are in London, England, Nicosia in Cyprus and St Vincent in the Caribbean. Fisher Tomlin West Indies design office was opened in 2007 and provides its services under the name of Hadley Gardens.

In 2006 the company was named Garden Designer of the Year and they have won 9 New Homes Gardens Awards in the past two years. Fisher Tomlin are the first British garden designers to win a prestigious award from the Association of Professional Landscape Designers in the USA.

Founding director Andrew Fisher Tomlin is a fellow of the Society of Garden Designers – the UK’s professional body for garden design. He is also a member of the Institute of Horticulture and Association of Professional Landscape Designers (USA). Andrew trained in horticulture and he is passionate about great design and quality construction.

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Press Release Submitted On: July 10, 2008 at 4:35 am
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