Knoll Gardens & Nursery

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Address and contact details
Hampreston, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 7ND
Tel: 01202 873931
Fax: 01202 870842
Latitude: 50° 47' 40" N
Longitude: 1° 55' 14" W
Background to the collection
Year founded:1986
Ownership:Private, N Lucas
Umbrella organisation:National Council for the Conservation of Plants and Gardens
Neil Lucas
Contact person: Neil Lucas
Total Staff:8
Accessions:Anything within remit of the national collections Phygelius and Ceanothus.
Collections:Anything within remit of the national collections Phygelius and Ceanothus.
Physical environment
Altitude:20 m
Soil type:Sand, acid
Aspect:South, west and varies
Plant collection
Special genera within the collections:
Phygelius, Ceanothus
Special collections:
Phygelius, NCCPG – 2 Species, 20 Taxa, 45 Accessions, 120 Plants.
Ceanothus, NCCPG – 2 Species, 11 Taxa, 23 Accessions, 50 Plants.
Record Keeping:Kept since 1980
Plant-collecting trips:No
Facilities on site
Research facilities:No
Identifications:Undertakes identifications for the general public
Teaching and Education:Public education
Interpretation:Supervised garden walks, signs, brochures, lectures
Friends Organisation:Yes
Visitor facilities:Restaurant, café, plant shop, book shop, gift shop
Access to the collections
Public access:Admission charge
Visitors per year:50,000
Public opening hours:Mon-Sun: 10am-5.30pm March-October
Guiding principles behind the collection
The garden aims to collect and display a wide variety of trees and herbaceous plants suitable to the garden's environment and for the benefit and education of garden visitors.
Location map

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