Magnolia Study Days

Study Weekend Planned for Arboretum Wespelaar in Belgium on April 13-14, 2013

20 Jul 2012 11:13 AM | Dove Coggeshall (Administrator)

The Arboretum Wespelaar in Belgium is hosting a Magnolia Study Weekend April 13-14, 2013. This program is open to members of the Magnolia Society International, RHS Rhododendron, Camellia and Magnolia Group, and the Belgian Dendrology Society.

Costs: 60,00 EURO for both days (or 30,00 EURO per day). You must sign up to attend. Deadline to register is April 1, 2013. Please contact Arboretum Wespelaar at info@arboretumwespelaar.be

SATURDAY 13 APRIL
Arboretum Wespelaar
Grote Baan 63, B-3150 Haacht-Wespelaar
Tel.: +32 (0)16 60 86 41

09:00 - 09:30 Coffee
09:30 - 10:15 Philippe de Spoelberch – “Arboretum Wespelaar, Herkenrode and its Magnolia selections”
10:15 - 11:00 John Grimshaw – “New and recent Magnolia introductions”
11:00 - 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 - 12:00 Andrew Bunting – “American Magnolia cultivars and U. S. native species”
12:00 - 12:45 Jim Gardiner – “Magnolia introductions from the UK”
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 Koen Camelbeke – “Yellow flowering Magnolias: an overview”
14:45 - 17:45 guided tour of Magnolia collection in Arboretum Wespelaar and Herkenrode

SUNDAY 14 APRIL
Arboretum Bokrijk
Bokrijklaan 1, 3600 Genk
Tel.: +32 (0)11 22 45 75

10:00 – 12:30 Jozef Van Meulder - Welcome & guided visit of Magnolia collection in Arboretum Bokrijk
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 17:00 Free visit of Bokrijk Arboretum and/or return back home

 

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