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Azalea Garden Reading Bench
Each bench will display a plaque with your personal dedication.Bench sponsorship costs £5,000 per bench for a period of ten years. All benches are made by skilled craftsmen, and are built using high-quality, long-...

Flowering bulbs

Close-up of colchicum, spring flower at Kew Gardens
Introducing autumn crocus Named after Colchis, a mountainous area bordering the Black Sea in Georgia, Colchicum speciosum is also native to Europe, North Africa, Asia, as well as Northern India and Western China. In...
Snowdrops
Galanthus is Greek in origin and signifies milkflower and nivalis is a Latin adjective, meaning relating to, or resembling, snow. The common snowdrop is an early flowering bulbous plant that prefers the moist shady...
Couple walking across a lawn of crocuses in bloom
Introducing Crocus tommasinianus Crocuses are part of the Iridacae family, which also includes irises. One of the earliest crocuses to bloom, crocus 'Whitewell Purple' (Crocus tommasinianus) flowers in February and...
Glory of the snow outside the Orangery
Introducing Scilla forbesii This delicate alpine transforms the landscape from white to blue, with deep-blue flowers pushing through the melting snow in its native mountain areas of Turkey, Crete and Cyprus, earning it...
The purple and white snakes’ head fritillary planted on the Riverside Walk and alongside the Princess Wal
Introducing snakes' head fritillary Fritillaria are from the Liliaceae family, which also include lillies. Snakes' head fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) is the only British native fritillary commonly found in damp...

Woodland and Heritage trees

Redwood Grove at Kew Gardens
A mix of coastal redwood (Sequoia sempervirens), introduced to Britain in 1843, and giant redwood (Sequoiadendron giganteum), introduced a decade later, were planted in the Gardens at Kew around the 1860s. About...
Woodland Glade at Kew Gardens
In this part of Kew's Arboretum, oak, hornbeam and beech trees provide shade and protection for young maples. The underplanted shrubs, including rhododendrons, camellias, magnolias and choice plants like Calycanthus...
Quercus palustris
Sponsoring an individual tree is a unique way to remember a special anniversary, celebrate a family event or commemorate the life of a loved one. Our range of trees start at £5,000, with some newly planted trees on the...

Books and Botanical art

Kew's Heritage Trees For over five years, Masumi Yamanaka has been creating her unique collection 'Kew's Heritage Trees'. Each piece depicts one of Kew’s most significant trees and epitomises the living collections here...
Books in the Kew Library
Kew's Library, Art & Archives is one of the most important botanical reference sources in the world. This extensive collection contains more than seven and a half million items, including books, illustrations,...

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Couple walking across a lawn of crocuses in bloom

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