The Château of Chenonceau is situated in the Centre Val de Loire region and is one of the most visited castle in France. The châteaux is built on the river Cher and is famous for its amazing gardens, art collections, late Gothic and Early Renaissance architecture.
The châteaux was used as a military hospital during First World War.
Catherine de Medici and Diane de Poitiers knew how to design unique and elegant gardens.
Diane de Poitiers constructed the arched bridges and planted the flower and vegetable gardens. Here you will find violas, daisies, petunias, dahlias, roses, tobacco and verveine. After the death of King Henry II, Catherine de Medici expelled Diane de Poitiers and made Chenonceau her own residence. Queen Catherine added a new series of gardens, with climbing rose trees, orange trees and flower borders on the edge of the moat.
The Green Garden was designed by Bernard Palissy.
In the Green Garden you may find magnolias, plane trees, cedar trees, sequoias, douglas fir trees, spanish fir tree, acacia and holm oak tree.