Guy L. Wilson Daffodil Garden


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Address and contact details
University of Ulster, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry, BT52 1SA
Tel: 01265 324431
Fax: 01265 324912
Latitude: 55° 09' 00" N
Longitude: 06° 40' 00" W
Background to the collection
Year founded:1971
Ownership:University of Ulster
Garden code:ULST
Umbrella organisation:National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens, National Heritage Programme
Personnel
Director: P.G. Donnolly
Head Gardener: A.N.B. Campbell
Contact person: A.N.B. Campbell
Total Staff:2
Total Horticultural Staff:2
Policies
Accessions:The garden is designated as a national collection, its main aim being the conservation of older and lesser-known cultivars of Irish origin.
Physical environment
Altitude:15 m
Soil type:Clay, neutral
Aspect:West
Total area:2 ha
Weather recordsNo records kept
Wind
Direction:North & east
Strength:Below average
Rainfall
Average annual:950 mm
Plant collection
Plants:600
Geographical area(s) of specialisation:
Northern Europe
Special genera within the collections:
Narcissus
Special collections:
Narcissus, NCCPG
Record Keeping:Kept since 1993
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Herbarium:No
Library:No
Research facilities:No
Publications:Yes
Identifications:No
Teaching and Education:Higher
Interpretation:Supervised garden walks, signs, brochures, guided trails
Friends Organisation:No
Visitor facilities:Restaurant, café, book shop, mon-Friday only
Access to the collections
Public access:Free
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: Dawn-dusk
Guiding principles behind the collection
The garden and collection was established to provide a permanent home and display for Irish-bred daffodils.
Location map
Location map

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