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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

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...

Woodland and Heritage trees

Pinetum at Wakehurst Place
The name 'Pinetum' is given to a collection of conifers.At Wakehurst the species of trees that can be found in this area include Algerian fir (Abies numidica), Austrian pine (Pinus nigra) and Japanese cedar (Cryptomeria...
Bluebells in Bethlehem Wood at Wakehurst in spring
The birches in Bethlehem Wood range from Britain’s common white-trunked silver birch (Betula pendula) through to species from China and North America. In early spring the ground is coloured yellow with primroses, then...
Coates Wood at Wakehurst Place
Coates Wood is home to the superb National Collection of southern beech (Nothofagus) from South America and Australasia. Trees from Chile, Argentina, Patagonia, Australia and New Zealand, represent a temperate...
Photo of Horsebridge Wood
At Horsebridge Wood, visitors can wander among trees from the six of the seven North American forest provinces, which are group according to the climate and dominant tree types. A unique collection The collection of...

Heritage trees

Emmenopterys henryi leaves at Wakehurst
Introducing Wakehurst's trees 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...

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The exterior of the Millennium Seed Bank in the evening
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