UF spring plant and coleus sale set for March 28 and 29

This event will not take place this year. The information below was posted prior to this announcement.

Who: Environmental Horticulture Graduate Student Association of the University of Florida College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), part of the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS).

What: Every March, the Environmental Horticulture Graduate Student Association in CALS hosts its highly-anticipated spring plant sale featuring UF’s newest coleus varieties grown by the students.

This year, the 21st annual spring plant sale will have more than 4,000 plants available for purchase. These include more than a dozen coleus varieties, such as the classic “Gator Glory” and “Gran Via,” along with new varieties for the 2020 retail season. Some of the new varieties include “Wicked Witch,” “Heartbreaker,” “Mainstreet Alligator Alley” and “Mainstreet Beale Street,” which is the first coleus to be named an All-American Selections Winner. Also on sale will be a selection of landscape, edible, ornamental and house plants.

The sale is entirely run by student members of the Environmental Horticulture Graduate Student Association and undergraduate Environmental Horticulture Club, with assistance from CALS Ambassadors.

When: March 28 and 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: UF Greenhouses (2475 Memorial Road, Gainesville, Florida, 32611)

If you plan to attend this event and have questions, please contact Shea Keene, club president, keene284@ufl.edu.

If you are a member of the media planning to cover this event, please contact Dana Edwards, 352-392-1963, dana.edwards@ufl.edu.


Posted: March 5, 2020

Category: Events, Home Landscapes, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Environmental Horticulture, News

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