A Plantsman in Asia October 17 - December 15, 2009
Church Exhibition Gallery, Lyman Plant House
Compelling color photographs tell vivid stories about the importance of plants in the lives of Asian peoples. The photos were taken by Paul W. Meyer over a period of twenty years of plant exploration in the Far East.
Paul Meyer, director of the Morris Arboretum in Philadelphia, is a leader in plant exploration and evaluation. He was a founding member of North American China Plant Exploration Consortium. He has participated in collaborative plant exploration trips to the most remote parts of northern China and led tours to the grand imperial gardens of Beijing and intimate scholars gardens of Suchou.