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.
Phlox stolonifera ‘Violet Vere’ Phlox stolonifera is a native of wooded areas and stream banks in the Appalachian Mountains in the SE USA. It is a creeping Phlox, forming a spreading ‘mat’ about 3 inches in height with flowers appearing above the leaves from April to July. Not a favourite of rabbits or deer it is also tolerant of drought and air pollution. Phlox stolonifera ‘Violet Vere’ was named at Sissinghurst in the 1990s by the then head gardeners – Sibylle Kreutzberger …Continue reading →