Public Event

Illinois Wildflowers for Home Gardens

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Date(s) - 07/24/2017
7:00 pm

Monroe Street Alley





Illinois Wildflowers for Home Gardens

Which native wildflowers will add beauty and attract pollinators to your garden? Presenter Chris Benda is intimately familiar with our native flora. He is a botanist and past president of the Illinois Native Plant Society.  He was a regional ecologist for the Illinois Natural Areas Inventory Update in southern Illinois from 2008-2012. Chris teaches the Flora of Southern Illinois at Southern Illinois University in the summer and a variety of classes at The Morton Arboretum. He is an accomplished photographer and author of several publications about natural areas in Illinois. He can be reached by email at

This program is free and open to the public!

Sponsored by Tupelo Chapter of Wild Ones Native Landscapers