Lyon Arboretum to host popular spring plant sale on April 16

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Elizabeth Huppman, (808) 988-0472
Horticulturist, Lyon Arboretum
Posted: Apr 8, 2016

A large selection of gingers and heliconias will be available at the sale.
A large selection of gingers and heliconias will be available at the sale.

The public is invited to celebrate spring at UH Mānoa’s Lyon Arboretum annual plant sale on Saturday, April 16, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the arboretum, 3860 Mānoa Road.  Admission is free. 

Various nurseries will sell colorful ti varieties, Hawaiian plants such as native ferns, fruit trees, new anthurium varieties, orchids, heliconias, gingers, cactus, succulents, tillandsias and other bromeliads, roses, vegetable plants, herbs, and many other plants for homes and gardens. 

Arboretum volunteers will sell jams and jellies made from local fruitsl, as well as oshibana crafts, spring wreaths, hand-painted ceramic pots, and leaf angels.  Hawaiian honey will also be for sale.

A free shuttle service to the arboretum has pick-up and drop-off points at the intersections of Poʻelua Street and Mānoa Road, and Nipo Street and Mānoa Road.

Lyon Arboretum is open Mondays to Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  It is closed on Sundays and state holidays.

For more information, call 988-0456 or visit:

The Lyon Arboretum is a 193.5 acre rainforest botanical garden administered by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, a campus that serves approximately 20,000 students pursuing more than 225 different degrees.  Coming from every Hawaiian island, every state in the nation, and more than 100 countries, UH Mānoa students thrive in an enriching environment for the global exchange of ideas.  For more information, visit and  Follow us on Facebook and Twitter