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Scott Arboretum Selections: Spring Sale

May 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - May 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am

Friday, May 18, 5:30 to 7:30 pm – Preview Party (Purchase tickets ($25 each) in advance by May 4 or at the door ($40 each). For more information, call the Scott Arboretum offices at 610-328-8025.)
Saturday, May 19, 10 am to Noon – Member Shopping
Saturday, May 19, Noon to 3 pm – Public Shopping

Scott Arboretum Selections: The Spring Sale features a variety of plants to help local gardeners create backyard oasis. Explore our curated selection of unusual tropicals, annuals,  and perennials on Saturday, May 19. All of these selections are hard to find in the trade but are tried-and-true performers at the Scott Arboretum.

You will find tropicals, annuals, and tender plants not found at the big box stores. They add a sense of the lush tropics to your garden. For many years, the Scott Arboretum has showcased interesting tropicals and annuals in containers and various gardens around the campus from May to November. Tropical plants such as Alocasia, Colocasia, and XanthosomaCanna, Cyperus, Acalypha, Musella (bananas), and vines create a stunning, lush effect that reminds you of the tropics.

Add some wow to your spring garden with our selection of spring blooming shrubs and perennials as well.

Plant experts will be on hand to answer your plant questions. These plants are a great way to transform your containers and garden.

Scott Arboretum Selections Sales feature hard-to-find but plant performers that thrive in Delaware Valley gardens. We have selected unusual plants that are ideal for use and planting at the time our sales (Spring Sale, Holiday Sale, Fall Sale).


May 18, 2018 @ 12:30 pm
May 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am


Wister Center
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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(610) 328–8025