Acidanthera murielae (Abyssinian gladiolus) is the free plant (for 800 visitors, released during each days) at the Helmingham Plant Fair, May 2023. A graceful summer flowering perennial with erect grass like leaves and flower stems up to a 3′ / 100cm, with several nodding funnel-shaped white flowers with purple throats. Attractive to a range of pollinators. Grow in pots or in the ground. Plant corms at 6″ / 15cm deep in moist, well-drained potting medium. Dead head after flowering. Lift when …Continue reading →
The last Suffolk Plant Heritage talk at Stowupland before the Autumn was on 22nd of April but there are two plant fairs, two open days and a 45th anniversary garden party during the Summer. Details are on the events page: Group Meetings .
Not long to go! Plant Heritage Spring Plant Fair and Artisan Market Sunday 28th & Monday 29th May: 10 am – 4 pm, Helmingham Hall, IP14 6EF. Entrance: Adults £10 (£8.00 in advance) – Children: Free (includes admission into the Grade 1 Listed Gardens). • Free plant for 800 visitors distributed during the day • Hundreds of rare and unusual plants • Garden and lifestyle accessories • Specialist nurseries & National Plant Collections • Expert advice & demonstrations • Live music & …Continue reading →
Our 2023 programme of events is now well under way. The next one is: 25th February 2023: 2.30pm, Stowupland Village Hall, IP14 4BQ Talk: ‘Miss Ellen Willmott, her life and gardens.’ – Sandra Lawrence Ellen Ann Willmott FLS VMH of Warley Place in Essex was an influential member of the Royal Horticultural Society. Sandra Lawrence is a journalist and has written a biography of Miss Willmott entitled “Miss Willmott’s Ghosts; the extraordinary life and gardens of a forgotten genius”. Everyone is welcome to …Continue reading →
The Spring 2022 Suffolk Group Journal is available along with the cover and contents page from the latest Autumn issue. We are very proud of our journal that appears twice a year, full of fascinating articles about plants and the people and places associated with them. Back numbers from 2009 onwards are available to read and download at: https://suffolkplantheritage.com/journal.