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Places to visit to see Chrysanthemums growing


National Collection of Korean Rubellum and hardy sprays on 3 allotments in Hertfordshire.
Please contact Judy Barker to arrange a visit, September - October.

Capel Manor Horticultural College Enfield Middlesex
Has a designated bed of Perry chrysanthemums.
Also holds the Francis Perry archive.
Other chrysanthemums (from National collection) in borders in the walled garden
with Penstemons and roses.
Holders of the National Collection of Sarcococca.
Capel Manor sells hardy chrysanthemums in the sales area by the shop.

National Trust Wimpole Hall, Arrington, Royston, Cambridgeshire.
In the walled garden there is a long border of Korean chrysanthemums. A large group of chrysanthemum plants were taken from Home Meadows nursery as they finished and cared for by Suffolk Plant Heritage. Thanks to Ivan Dickings.
(Orpington and Home Meadow stock)

Temple Newsam Estate Leeds City Council Yorkshire

Has a good display of Koreans and rubellums. (Home Meadow and Collinwood stock)
Also National Collection Holder of Chrysanthemum Charms and Cascades, Aster novi-belgii , Delphinium (elatum cvs), Phlox paniculata, Primula auricular hort. (alpine) Solenostemon

Reveley Lodge Bushey 58 Elstree Road Bushey Heath.
An Edwardian house and garden run by Bushey Museum Property Trust. Has a good selection of old chrysanthemum varieties, from National Collection.

Hill Close Gardens Warwick

A rare example of Victorian detached urban leisure gardens with grade 2 listed summerhouses.
Korean and Rubellum chrysanthemums grown in mixed herbaceous borders in the Plant Heritage plot. Also a stock bed used for propagation for the nursery, display and cut flower purposes. Plants can be bought at the gardens

Chrysanthemum Open Days Norwell Nursery

Link for info/dates

Golden Acre Park Demonstration Plot Leeds

Teams from the Northern Group of the National Chrysanthemum Society plant out and tend the plot weekly from May until October. The best time to visit is from mid-August through Sept until October.
Link for info

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