Kent Group

Please contact Anne Smith via

We welcome membership enquiries from anyone interested in hardy perennials and gardens. We are a friendly Group with a wide range of experience and plant interests.

To be a member of the Hardy Plant Society (HPS) Kent Group you must first be a member of the Hardy Plant Society. There are 40 local subgroups across the UK and 8 special interest groups, for example Galanthus Group, Variegated Plant Group, Shade and Woodland Group and even a Half Hardy Group, which you can also join for a small fee. More details are on the HPS website There is also a Seed Distribution Scheme annually.

To join the HPS main society you can visit them online complete an enrolment form and send it in, or you can contact the Administrator at

The cost is £17/annum for a single membership or £19/annum for a joint membership, which is two members at the same address.

To join the HPS Kent Group the cost is £7/annum for a single membership or £10/annum for joint membership.

Subscriptions are due on January 1st each year. The subscription of a member joining after October 1st is valid until the end of the following year.