We the Italians March 21, 2016 - 77 - Page 66

st # 77 MARCH 21 , 2016 read more about #Italian Gardens ITALIAN GARDENS: SISTA GARDENS By www.italianbotanicalheritage.com The Sista Garden is located on the outskirts of L'Aquila, 750 meters above sea level, surrounded by mountains and overlooking the valley of the Aterno. It was built in the 60's thanks to Gianfran66 | WE THE ITALIANS www.wetheitalians.com co Sista, who wanted a wild-looking garden as had been sown by the wind, in a completely natural way. The entrance, a wooden gate covered by Virginia creeper (Parthenocissus tricuspidata), le- ads to the formal part of the garden that is home to the lush flowery borders planted with specimens of English Delphinium spp. Lupine (Lupinus spp.), A