Genetic Variation and Native Plant Design: All Coral Bells Are Not Created Equal

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Date(s) - Wed Aug 12, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Online Event

Cosponsored by New Directions in American Landscapes and Wild Ones – Native Plants, Natural Landscapes

Presented by: Ian Caton

Are straight species grown from seed always the best choice? Are cultivars always bad? Our opinions of both are often colored by the limited genetics in the nursery trade; but many species are far more genetically diverse. Even cultivars can have illuminating stories to tell. This lecture will explore the practical implications of genetic variations, ecotypes, cultivars, and the real impacts these can have on how a plant will look and behave in the landscape.

CEUs offered: APLD 1.5 | ASLA 1.5 | ISA (See ISA Summary Sheet) | SER 1.5

There is a $48 registration fee for this webinar.


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