May Festival: The Plant Hunters Something Different

May Festival: The Plant Hunters

The Plant Hunters

Linklater Rooms, University of Aberdeen

Tickets are available at the Festival Box Office, which is located in King’s College Conference Centre at the University of Aberdeen (Some performances could be limited) Opening Hours 9.30am – 8pm

Friday 27th May 1.30pm to 2.30pm

Professor Jianfei Zhang from Wuhan University will talk about Chinese plants in British landscape and literature, and British plants in Chinese landscape and literature. In the 18th and 19th century, the cultivation of exotic plants from China created new aesthetic and imaginative possibilities in Britain. Many plants that we think of in the typical British garden such as hydrangeas and clematis are actually imports from China.    

Supported by Nexen Petroleum UK Limited    
 


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