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Founded in 1963, the Western Horticultural Society is made up of horticulturists, botanists, landscape designers and architects, nursery people, students and avid gardeners. The monthly programs are designed to appeal to the dedicated plant lover.
We invite you to join our group of plant and gardening enthusiasts  
 

Help Keep WHS Strong! VOLUNTEERS WANTED for 2016-2017

 

 

 
Rolando Uria
Salvia "Amistad".... a hummingbird magnet !
 
 
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SPEAKER PROGRAM

 

Doors open at 7:00 pm
Meeting starts at 7:30 pm.
Location.
Los Altos Youth Center
1 North San Antonio Road
Los Altos. CA 94022

Meetings are free to members.
Guests are welcome ! Fee $5.00

   
 
October 12, 2016
   
 

 

ROLANDO URIA
from Argentina

Agricultural Engineer, University of Buenos Aires, Buenas Aires, Argentina

 

Salvias of Northern Argentina

 

Rolando will discuss the ornamental potential of the salvias found during plant exploring trips to Northern Argentina. He will also share cultural information based on his experiences in growing some of these species in USDA Zone 9B.

 

   
 

Rolando Uría is Assistant Professor at the Gardening and Landscaping area (University of Buenos Aires) for the past 15 years. A plant explorer and plant breeder specializing in Salvia. Director at Salvias.com.ar. Head gardener at ‘Jardín de Salvias’ (The Salvia Garden), Mar del Plata, Argentina.

 
 
Co-author of the book ‘Jardines Para Atraer Picaflores’
(Hummingbird Gardens in Argentina).
 


         
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Hot Plants Picks 2016
[photos by Krishna Penumarti]

 

 
 
 
   
 
 
 
 

HOT PLANT LIST 2014

 

 

Western Horticultural Society
P.O. Box 60507,   Palo Alto, CA 94306

info@westernhort.org