Hardy Plant Society: HPS: Who we are
President of the HPS
The Hardy Plant Society exists to stimulate interest in growing hardy herbaceous plants.
From the earliest days, the Hardy Plant Society has always been a friendly society and the range of activities offered locally and nationally gives members plenty of opportunity to meet other keen gardeners, sharing ideas and information in a convivial atmosphere. The activities and work of the Society inform and encourage the novice gardener, stimulate and enlighten the more knowledgeable, and entertain and enthuse all gardeners bonded by a love for, and an interest in, hardy perennial plants.
This international Society was formed in 1957 by a group of eminent gardeners and nurserymen. It provides its many members, both in the UK and overseas, with information about familiar and less well known perennials, how to grow them and where they may be obtained. The Society also works towards ensuring that all garden worthy perennial plants remain in cultivation and have the widest possible distribution.