The Journal, “Amaryllids”, is published three times a year. The purpose of this is to enable:
members with similar interests to make contact, members to write about their experience and share this with others, dissemination of information and research.
Two Bulb Exchanges are currently organised each year. It is not necessary to give, in order to receive, which helps beginners to build up a collection and serves a very useful conservation aim for the more experienced grower.
Visits are arranged to significant collections of Nerines each year. They include visits to our President’s collection at Exbury and Ken and Margaret Hall’s National Plant Collection® on the Isle of Wight, as well as the R.H.S. Wisley Collection.
We aim to publicise Open Days at Houses and Gardens where amaryllids such as Nerine, Galanthus and Hippeastrum are the main focus.
We normally exhibit at the Malvern Autumn Show.
At the Society AGM, as well as the formal business, there are usually illustrated talks and an exchange of information. There are also plants for sale to members, usually at a very reasonable price. We include within our membership the authors of important books on daffodils and Galanthus.
The Society is the International Cultivar Registration Authority for Nerine.
For more information, please contact the Secretary: mike.garrett @tesco.net.