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Lyon Arboretum hosts annual plant sale

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
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Posted: Mar 17, 2011

Lyon Arboretum greenhouse volunteers Wanda and Dick Carlson prepare prayer plants for the sale.
Lyon Arboretum greenhouse volunteers Wanda and Dick Carlson prepare prayer plants for the sale.
The Lyon Arboretum at UH Mānoa is welcoming spring 2011 with its biggest horticultural plant sale of the year from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 2, at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Admission is free.
 
Available for purchase will be thousands of plants, including new anthurium varieties being release for the first time, supplied by numerous nurseries. There will be herbs, vegetable seeds, exotic fruit trees, roses, orchids, gingers, heliconias, tillandsias and other bromeliads, Native Hawaiian plants, flowering trees, ti, desert rose, succulents, hibiscus, lanai and landscape plants.
 
Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lyon Arboretum. In addition to the sale, plant doctors will be available to answer questions and Lyon Arboretum volunteers from Hui Hana Hawai’i will be selling fresh haku lei, jams and jellies.
 
For more information, please call 988-0456 or visit http://hawaii.edu/lyonarboretum
 
The Lyon Arboretum, located at 3860 Manoa Road, is open Mondays to Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The arboretum is closed on Sundays, and state and federal holidays. A $5.00 donation per person is encouraged.