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Seeds stored at the Millennium Seed Bank Featured Wakehurst Place Image

Seeds stored at the Millennium Seed Bank

Seed storage in the vault of the Millennium Seed Bank (MSB)at RBG Kew's Wakehurst site in West Sussex, UK, 2010. The Millennium Seed Bank Partnership is the largest ex situ plant conservation programme in the world. The focus is on global plant life faced with the threat of extinction and plants of most use for the future. The seeds saved are conserved in seed banks as an insurance against the risk of extinction in their native habitat

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Loder Valley, Wakehurst Featured Wakehurst Place Image

Loder Valley, Wakehurst

Loder Valley Nature Reserve, Wakehurst Place, Sussex. Opened in 1980, the focus of the Loder Valley Nature Reserve is on conservation of the plants and animals of the High Weald of Sussex


Ardingly Reservoir, Fields, Loder Valley Reserve, National Trust, Nature Reserve, Rbg Kew, Sussex, Trees, Wakehurst, Wakehurst Place, Water, Woodland

Flowering wisteria Featured Wakehurst Place Image

Flowering wisteria

Flowering wisteria in the Iris Dell, Wakehurst place, Sussex. To the southeast of the Black Pond is a water body and waterfall surrounded by Japanese irises, maples and rhododendrons. Specimens include the coral bark maple (Acer palmatum, AoSango-kaku, Ao), and low-growing rhododendrons R. Hino-mayo, Ao and R., AoHatsugiri, Ao. A raised wooden walkway guides visitors around this feature, which is called the Iris Dell