Advancing the Conservation, Study, and Cultivation of the Flora of Asia

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Join us for a presentation on English Gardeners and the Importance of Pollinators by Landscape Designer,  Maile Arnold
Saturday, August 2nd
10:00 - 11:30 am

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Visit the garden, view the sculptures and meet artist Bruce Johnson 
FREE TO THE PUBLIC
Saturday, August 9th
(Bruce will be at Quarryhill between 9 a.m. - noon)
Click here for more info.
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Thank you to all who came and 
supported our 2nd Annual 
Wild Collections, 
Expeditions for Education Fundraiser. It was a huge success due to your generosity!

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Spotlight Plant 

Schima sinensis

(QBG #1991.339)

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Collected in 1991 on the east side of Erlong Shan (mountain), Sichuan, China.


Occurs in China, Taiwan, Nepal and India.   White, fragrant flowers first appear in July on this handsome, evergreen tree, closely related to Gordonia.  At Quarryhill, blooms first appeared on a tree only 5 years in the ground.







 

 
Founded in 1987, Quarryhill is one of the pre-eminent Asian botanical gardens globally, featuring one of the largest collections of documented, wild-collected Asian plants in the world. It is centrally located for Sonoma, Marin and Napa counties as well as greater Northern California. 

Quarryhill's core programs include:


The garden welcomes visitors and is open year-round.



Currently of Interest in the Garden
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Common Name
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Millettia dielsiana var. dielsiana



Summer Wisteria

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Nelumbo nucifera

 
 
Lotus 

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Spiraea japonica





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Platycodon grandiflorus



balloon flower

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Vitex negundo

Chinese Chaste Tree 

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