May 23, Free UVic Lecture: Findings of Sichuan Botanical Expedition


UVic Finnerty Gardens – Credit: Gary McKinstry

Attend an evening of botanical discovery as Sue Milliken and Kelly Dodson of Far Reaches Farm present their 2012 plant hunting expedition to Sichuan, China – Thursday, 23 May 20137 pm, David Lam Auditorium, MacLaurin Bldg, Rm A144. 

The search for new species of rhododendrons, shrubs and perennials was a fascinating trek that included fellow explorers Steve Hootman of the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden and Peter Cox, legendary plant hunter.

This presentation will appeal to the casual gardener, the serious plant aficionado and everyone with a love of adventure.

Free admission and everyone welcome; doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets must be reserved in advance at UVic Ticket Centre: 250-721-8480 or at For further information, go to or email or tel. 250-853-3606

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