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Grow Great Lilies in the Rock River Valley

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Learn simple propagation techniques, hear about the wide variety of lilies that flourish in our area and how to design a garden with lilies so some are in bloom all summer long.

Woodruff Imberman, past president of the Lily Society, will enlighten guests with his lily slideshow and lecture. He is the author of numerous lily articles in regional and national horticultural magazines, an amateur lily hybridizer, an accredited international lily judge, and has won many awards for his lilies.

Imberman’s talk, one in the Wisconsin-Illinois Lily Society’s Annual Spring Education Series, is part of its public outreach program for gardeners interested in growing and propagating true lilies.  Woody will have bulbs for purchase.

Subarea:Rockford Southwest



2715 S. Main St., Rockford, IL 61102 - From I-90 and U.S. Business 20 (E. State St.), west on Business 20 to downtown Rockford. After crossing the Rock River, turn left on Church St., IL 2. Follow IL 2, which will join S. Main St. to the Arboretum on the right at Clifton Ave. From the south and west: follow U.S. Bypass 20 to S. Main (IL 2); go north on S. Main to the Arboretum on the left at Clifton.

Grow Great Lilies in the Rock River Valley
  • March 18, 2017
  • Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden
  • Members: Free | Public: Included with daily admission.