Cornell University

Ancient Beauty: The Iris and the Peony

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center
124 Comstock Knoll Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

Join horticulturist Mitja Stragapede on this evening walk in the Martha Young Flower Garden for an in- depth look at two remarkable flowers: the iris and the peony. Both of these plants have been grown since ancient times for their beauty, medicinal properties, and powerful symbolism. We’ll learn about the cultivation and care of these popular garden favorites, as well as their rich cultural significance and lore throughout history.

Fee:                      $5-10 suggested donation

Location:             Meet at the Nevin Welcome Center

Instructors:        Mitja Stragapede, horticulturist

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Event Type

Tour

Departments

Cornell Botanic Gardens

Tags

botanic_gardens_featured

Website

http://www.cornellbotanicgardens.org

Cost

$5-10 Suggested Donation

Contact E-Mail

km274@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Kevin Moss

Contact Phone

6072547430

Speaker

Mitja Stragapede

Speaker Affiliation

Cornell Botanic Gardens

Dept. Web Site

www.cornellbotanicgardens.org

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