About Beatrix Havergal
1901-1980) was an English horticulturist.
In 1932 Beatrix Havergal founded Waterperry School of Horticulture, a residential horticultural college for women. For many years Havergal won gold medal for her exhibit of Royal Sovereign strawberries at Chelsea Flower Show. When she retired as principal in 1971, Waterperry Horticultural School closed, though there remain gardens and a nursery there.
^ Waterperry - History ^ 'Waterperry Gardens, Oxfordshire', in Julia Brittain, Plants, People, and Places, 2006.
Portraits of Beatrix Havergal at the National Portrait Gallery, London