Air Quality Window Boxes

Noticed the Low Emissions Neighbourhood (LEN) gardens and planters around the Barbican, the Museum of London and even on Platform 4 at Barbican tube station? They all feature Air Quality planting.

Air Quality 2_Moor Lane

A selection of Outdoor Air Quality Plants

Erysimum (Wallflower)
Verbena bonariensis (Verbena)
Geranium maculatum (Cranesbill Geranium)
Lavandula spp. (Lavender)
Hebe spp. (Shrubby Veronica)
Hedera helix (Common Ivy)
Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)
Alchemilla mollis (Lady’s Mantle)
Amelanchier lamarckii (Juneberry—small tree/shrub)
Aster spp. (Aster)
Convolvulus cneorum (Silverbush)
Salvia spp. (Sage)
Stachys byzantina (Lamb’s Ear)
Stephanandra incisa (Laceshrub)
Syringa meyeri (Lilac)

To learn more, check out How to Grow Your Own Air Quality Garden on the Museum of London’s website, and the PhytoSensor Toolkit created by MoL in partnership with Citizen Sense.


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