In conjunction with the month long Royal Botanic Garden Cranbourne Kangaroo Paw Celebration, there will be a three-day symposium – ‘Kangaroo Paws, Bloodroots, Cottonheads and More – a Symposium on the Family Haemodoraceae’
Thursday 24 to Saturday 26 November
Day One: Botanical, Horticultural and Zoological (Melbourne Gardens)
Day Two: Breeding, Marketing, Design, Cultivation & Diseases (Cranbourne Gardens)
Day Three: Home Gardeners and Enthusiasts (Cranbourne Gardens)
- Keynote Speaker, Professor Stephen Hopper, regarded as the world’s botanical expert on the family Haemodoraceae
- Presenter and co-sponsor, Angus Stewart, who is a renowned horticulturalist and Kangaroo Paw breeder, Gardening Australia presenter and author.
- Other speakers at the symposium include Professor Kingsley Dixon (Curtin University), Dr Brett Summerell (Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney), Digby Growns (Kings Park, Western Australia), and a number of Victorian horticulturists and garden designers (Rodger Elliot, Jim Fogarty, Loretta Childs, Warren Worboys, John Arnott, John Thompson and Amy Akers).
Symposium enquiries & bookings:
Chloe Foster at email@example.com or
Phone: 9725 3569