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Thursday, May 25 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Knockout Natives: Choosing Superior Cultivars for your Landscape
Mt. Cuba Center is a public garden that specializes in plants native to the eastern United States. As part of its mission to inspire and conserve, Mt. Cuba Center conducts native plant research in various forms. Join George Coombs as he details how Mt. Cuba selects and evaluates native plants for superior garden performance. This talk will pay special attention to their most recently completed trials on Coreopsis, Monarda, and Baptisia.

To download a copy of George Coombs' PowerPoint presentation, click on this link to access the Dropbox folder, then click on Download in the upper right corner of that page.

Speakers
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George Coombs

Manager, Research Horticulturist, Mt. Cuba Center
George is the Manager of Horticultural Research at Mt. Cuba Center where he oversees the trial program, evaluating native plants and their related cultivars for their horticultural and ecological value. To date, he has authored reports on Heuchera, Coreopsis, Baptisia, and Monard... Read More →


Thursday May 25, 2017 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Grand Ballroom Stamp Student Union