Dates & Times:
Sun DEC 02 | 2–3 pm

The Botany of Christmas


Cultures and nations across the world have found many different ways to celebrate Christmas. There are a great many trees, shrubs, fruits and flowers associated with this special day, even the Christmas tree itself. Poinsettias, mistletoe, holly, ivy and even Christmas cactus are some of the others. Join Lyndon Penner for an interesting and surprising look at the history and horticulture surrounding these plants and how they tie in with various beliefs.

2–3 pm | registration not required | museum admission applies | free to annual pass holders

Photo Credit: Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash