Sun, Jan 23, 2:00pm
Science Center, Rm 101
Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
Cosponsored with the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
Spring is just around the corner! Join Chris Hansen for a fast-paced look at the most exciting new shrubs, perennials, and groundcovers for 2011. Chris guarantees you'll experience a variety of "thrills & chills" as you enjoy a sneak preview of over 100 tantalizing new plants for 2011. This lecture will have you on the edge of your seat with Chris' spectacular photography of the newest plants to hit garden centers near you. From the newest double-flowered coneflowers to first-ever hydrangea introductions, you'll be entranced by these colorful new garden plants. You'll also meet a few of the people behind these amazing new introductions!.
Chris absolutely guarantees goosebumps and has promised that all plants in the talk are hardy to zone 5 and should thrive in our Philadelphia region. AND. . .Chris is bringing 12 of his best new Winter Thriller hellebores for 12 lucky audience winners! Don't miss this fun-filled look at what's new for 2011! Free and open to the public. Reception follows the lecture.