Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

"Chimerism and Variegation in Plants"
Denny Werner, Ph.D., Director

  • Thursday, January 10, 2008 – 7:30 pm9:00 pm

Pinwheel petunias. Mottled redbuds. Pink poinsettias with white edges. Zebra grass. Sweetgums with rounded lobes. Variegated plants and chimeras contribute so much to our gardens and landscapes, but how do they arise? Many common examples of variegated plants and chimeras will be discussed so that all can appreciate the interesting biological processes that make these unique plant forms possible.

Free for Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, NC State University students (with ID), and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff, all others $5.00.
Advance registration is not available.
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this lecture.