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BRING ‘EM BACK ALIVE! 50 YEARS OF PLANT HUNTING AT DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS

November 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$30
Wednesday November 3rd
Cocktail Reception 5:30 pm
Seated Dinner 6 pm
Presentation 7-8:15 pm
Guest Speaker:
Panayoti Kelaidis
Director of Outreach & Senior Curator
Denver Botanic Gardens
The dynamic gardener and plant explorer Panayoti Kelaidis is a pillar of Denver Botanic Gardens and American West and High Plains horticulture. What does a contemporary plant hunter experience and find? Hear and see highlights of Panayoti’s expeditions during his tenure: from Mexico in search of yellow phlox in the 1970s to the many trips to South Africa in the 1990s. More recently, his journeys took him to China and Tibet in search of potential ornamental flora suitable to the central United States. Admire the scenery of these distant landscapes as well as the beautiful plants that call those locales home. Discover which plants found their way back to North America and are growing here and which ones have potential for use in the Louisville regions.
Please direct any questions about dietary restrictions for the dinner to Kat Rivers krivers@waterfrontgardens.org
For all other questions please call 502-276-5404 and someone will get back to you within 48 hours.
Tickets are non-refundable, but are transferable to another guests.
In the case of event cancellation, all tickets will be refunded via paper check. 
 
We will be following safety protocols based on CDC and local guidance.
We will recommend all attendees to wear a mask during the event, except when eating or drinking.
You acknowledge that you are aware of the risks involved with attending this event during the COVID-19 pandemic and acknowledge that you are choosing to do so voluntarily.

Details

Date:
November 3
Time:
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$30
Event Category:

Venue

Graeser Family Education Center
1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States