Welcome to the British Hosta & Hemerocallis Society…

The BHHS is a registered Charity (1003489), existing to promote the study and cultivation of Hosta and Hemerocallis (daylilies). It is an affiliate of the Royal Horticultural Society.

The British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society aims to:

• Increase knowledge about Hostas and Daylilies
• Encourage you to grow Hostas and Daylilies
• Preserve and explore the history of Hostas and Daylilies
• Answer botanical and cultural queries and give advice.
• Publish and preserve information about Hostas and Daylilies
The public area of our Website gives you free access to useful information and news about Hostas and Daylilies

Latest news

BHHS 40th Anniversary AGM

The 2022 BHHS 40th Anniversary AGM will be held in the Hill Top room, RHS Wisley on Sunday 28th August from 10am until 12 noon.

Slug Pellets Ban

Slug-killing pesticides containing Metaldehyde, the popular ‘blue pellets’, have been banned in the UK for garden use from Friday 1 April.  It has been ruled that the ingredient poses “an unacceptable” risk to birds and mammals such as hedgehogs.

Join the British Hosta and Hemerocallis Society

By joining the BHHS you receive…

The BHHS Journal twice a year. A full colour printed Journal

Access to the Members’ Area of the BHHS Website
which includes:

More information on Hostas and Daylilies
Online copies of the Hosta and Hemerocallis Handbooks (downloadable)
Online copies of the BHHS Journals (all downloadable).
Access to the BHHS Library Catalogue
Garden Directory of gardens open to members by appointment
Discounts at some specialist nurseries.

Membership of BHHS costs from £17.00 p.a.

Click image above to view covers and content pages of past editions