Henry Phillips

Henry Phillips, writer on horticulture, was born in Henfield, Sussex. Early in his career Phillips designed the Kemp Town district of Brighton. He later designed an oriental garden containing a giant conservatory which collapsed during construction. Phillips was a member of the Horticultural Society and, in 1825, was elected a fellow of the Linnean Society. Throughout the 1820s and 1830s he published a large number of botanical works. He died of enteritis, at his home, 26 Russell Square, Brighton, on the 8th March 1840.

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