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For further information or to pay by credit card over the phone, please call Jill Taylor on 020 8332 3248 during office hours, or email commemorative@kew.org.

Sponsoring one of Kew’s renowned bulb displays is a very special way to celebrate the life of a loved one or to remember a special anniversary or family event.

Some spectacular plantings are available for sponsorship. Choose from five stunning bulb displays at Kew Gardens or Wakehurst.

Your dedication will be recorded on the Commemorative Touchscreen Register in the Secluded Garden glasshouse. You will also receive a personalised certificate detailing your chosen species. Sponsorship of a bulb display costs £250 and the funds raised will be used for the planting and maintenance of the Gardens.

Kew Gardens

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...
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...

Wakehurst

Snakes' head fritillary
The snakes' head fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris) is a perennial flower native to the UK, with its habitat stretching from northern Balkans and west Russia. Its large pendant flowers are curiously chequered and veined...
Purple crocus flowers close up
Crocus 'Whitewell Purple' (Crocus tommasinianus) will grow in almost all soil types and in full sun or partial shade, producing lavender star-shaped flowers and deep yellow stamens in February and March each year. A...
Cyclamen beneath oak trees at Wakehurst
Cyclamen hederifolium is found in Greece and western Turkey, in deciduous woodland and at the margins of coniferous woods. It is frost hardy, flowers in autumn and has beautifully marked leaves that grow through winter...
Narcissus pseudonarcissus at Wakehrust
Introducing the wild daffodil This well-known European flower brings bright swathes of colour to woods and grassland in early spring. Although the daffodil is sometimes known as the Easter lily, it is actually a member...
Closed flowers of the common snowdrop
Introducing the common snowdrop Galanthus is Greek in origin and signifies milkflower and nivalis is a Latin adjective, meaning relating to, or resembling, snow. The snowdrop is an early flowering bulbous plant that...

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