Wednesday, February 18, 2015


Silene viginica (Fire-pink or Scarlet Catchfly)
illustrationEach year the North Carolina Botanical Garden and the Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. are co-sponsors of the North Carolina Wildflower of the Year program. The project's aim is to actively promote, each year, throughout the state and region an attractive plant that is native to the southeastern United States.

You can receive free seeds and a brochure by sending a SESE to:
 2015 NCWFOY
North Carolina Botanical Garden
Campus Box 3375, UNC-CH
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3375

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A free program on growing wildflowers will be offered on April 20, 2015 at the Pitt County Arboretum.  Registration will begin soon.