Married; wife's name Shirley.
Home—Biddestone, Chippenham, Wiltshire, England. Office—Membership Secretary, The Delphinium Society, "Cherry Barn," Ells Ln., Broughton, Banbury OX15 5EE, England. E-mail—[email protected].
Gardener and writer. Former university lecturer in cell biology and chemistry.
Delphiniums, Cassell (New York, NY), 1990, 2nd edition, 1992.
Why Don't You Get Off and Walk, United Writers (Penzance, Cornwall, England), 1994.
(With wife, Shirley Bassett) Delphiniums, Timber Press (Portland, OR), 2007.
Has contributed to Garden News.
BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:
Choice, October, 2007, L.C. Ewart, review of Delphiniums, p. 309.
David & Shirley Basset Delphinium Web site,http://www.david.bassett.care4free.net (February 14, 2008).