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April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Terrific Trillium

Trillium blooming at Mt Cuba Center.
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Mt. Cuba’s premier collection of native trilliums provides a spectacular floral display each spring. Élan Alford presents an informative overview of our efforts to protect and conserve this iconic genus and discusses their culture and care as garden plants. A tour of our woodland gardens to see these jewels of the forest floor completes the day.

This program takes place in person at Mt. Cuba Center on Saturday, April 13, 2024.

About the Instructor:
Élan Alford, Ph.D, is the plant conservation scientist at Mt. Cuba Center. She coordinates volunteer research, including rare plant monitoring. Prior to joining Mt. Cuba, Élan worked in environmental consulting and has volunteered as Rare Plant Chair for the California Native Plant Society Santa Clara Valley Chapter.

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