Plant Heritage


The world’s leading cultivated plant conservation charity, bringing together the talents of botanists, horticulturalists and conservationists and the dedication of keen amateur and professional gardeners.

Through a number of conservation projects, including the National Plant Collections and Threatened Plants Project, we are helping to safeguard our unique garden flora across Britain and Ireland.





Track down a National Plant Collection

How to visit the National Plant Collections - 620 plant collections with over 100,000 plants - the UK's biodiversity legacy.


Join Plant Heritage and get involved today!

Join Plant Heritage and enter a world of enjoyable and sociable activities. Talks from experts, garden visits, practical workshops; rare and unusual plants for your garden; satisfying voluntary work from research to creating your own National Collection.


Plant Sales, garden visits, celebrity talks and workshops

Supporting the UK's cultivated plants for future generations, our members enjoy a world of sociable activities.


Learn the Secrets from the Experts

Visitors are welcome at National Plant Collection Open Days - some open all year whilst others have specific Open Days.

Anuual membership

Hepatica Day - Hazelwood Farm

View the National Plant Collection at Hazelwood Farm Sunday 20 March 2016, and attend a superb illustrated lecture ‘The World of Hepaticas’ by John Massey VMH, doyen of Hepatica in the UK.

Plant Exchange

Lists for the 2016 Annual Plant Exchange have been published. View them here...

Vacancy - Vice-Chair (Conservation) and Trustees

We are looking for a Vice-Chair (Conservation)and a number of other Trustees - click below for further details and application information

Donate and support Plant Heritage

"By supporting the Threatened Plants Appeal, you will be instrumental in not only safeguarding it, but also ensuring that our work carries on." Alan Titchmarsh

Johnsons Seeds raising money for Plant Conservation

Johnsons Seeds will donate 25p to Plant Heritage from all sales of 'Pink Pearl' - from its new World Botanic Seed Range

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