Blomquist: The Professor, the Garden, and the Legacy

50 years of native plant gardening in Sarah P. Duke Gardens


June 22, 2018October 21, 2018

Location: The Jerry and Bruce Chappell Family Gallery

This exhibit celebrates the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the Blomquist Garden of Southeastern Native Plants located in Sarah P. Duke Gardens by remembering Dr. Hugo L. Blomquist’s many contributions to the field of botany, and by celebrating the growth and development of his namesake garden.  The Blomquist Garden contains many of the plant species that Dr. Blomquist studied and offers an opportunity for a visitor to immerse themselves in the natural world that he loved.  The staff of the Blomquist Garden carry on Dr. Blomquist’s legacies of scientific inquiry and delight in the natural world by supporting research, educating the public, and sharing their horticulture knowledge.