Collection Details

Meconopsis 'Mrs Jebb'

Dr Darwin's Medicine Chest at Erasmus Darwin House Herb Garden


Erasmus Darwin House Herb Garden

Staffordshire

Description

A historical collection of herbal plants reflecting 18th century medical practice with special reference to Dr Erasmus Darwin (1731-1820), in Lichfield and Derby. The garden is adjacent to Erasmus Darwin Museum.

Contact

Dr C M Lockwood

Address

Erasmus Darwin House

Beacon Street

Lichfield

Staffordshire

WS13 7AD

Telephone

01543 306260

E-mail

enquiries@erasmusdarwin.org

Website

www.erasmusdarwin.org

Statistics

40 species
40 taxa

Best time to view

Easter to Autumn.

Opening Times

Daylight hours daily, check website before visiting.

Entry

Free.

Directions

Accessible on foot via Beacon Street or Lichfield Cathedral Close.

  • Disabled access
  • Dogs Permitted On Leads
  • WC
  • Plant sales
  • Talks
Papaver somniferum & Rosa gallica var officinalis
© M Standing

Our partners

Logo Chartered Institute Of Horticulture
Logo HTA
Logo Irish Garden Plant Society
Logo National Trust
Logo National Trust For Scotland
Logo RHS
Logo Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Logo Royal Botanic Gardens Kew

Conserving the diversity of garden plants

eg: plant genus, common name, county, collection holder name.