UH Manoa’s Lyon Arboretum hosts annual plant sale

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Posted: Mar 30, 2009

The Lyon Arboretum at UH Mānoa is welcoming spring 2009 with a huge horticultural plant sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 11, at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. Admission is $2.

Available for purchase will be thousands of foliage, supplied by numerous nurseries. There will be exotic fruit trees like dwarf mangoes, roses, orchids, gingers, heliconias, tillandsias and other bromeliads, Native Hawaiian plants, flowering trees, ti, water plants, desert rose, succulents, hibiscus, lanai and landscape plants.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Lyon Arboretum in Mānoa Valley

In addition to the sale, plant doctors will be available to answer questions, and there will be door prize giveaways and fun activities for the keiki. Lyon Arboretum volunteers from Hui Hana Hawaiʻi will be selling fresh haku lei, jams and jellies, and crafts.

For more information, please call 988-0456 or visit http://hawaii.edu/lyonarboretum.

The Lyon Arboretum, located at 3860 Manoa Road, is open Mondays to Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The arboretum is closed on Sundays, and state and federal holidays. Admission is free. Donations are gladly accepted.