Friends of Boone County Arboretum 


Thursday October 27, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

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Boone Links Golf Course Clubhouse 
19 Clubhouse Drive
Florence, KY 41042

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The Friends of Boone County Arboretum and the Boone
County Visual Arts Association cordially invite you to:
An Autumn Affair

  • painting of arboretum kioskLive music
  • Hors d'oeurves and cash bar
  • Silent art and plant auction
  • Major credit cards accepted

All are sure to enjoy this festive family-friendly evening in which you will be serenaded by music as you stroll by choice plants and exquisite artwork. The paintings were created by local artists, having been inspired by nature and the charming scenery of the Boone County Arboretum. Place a bid on the items that interest you; credit cards accepted.

painting of barn with maple leaf backgroundDelicious appetizers and refreshing drinks will create an opportunity to socialize with others, all the while supporting local artists and investing in the future of the Boone County Arboretum.







List of plant silent auction items:


Acer palmatum dissectum 'Viridis'- (10 gallon) Green Laceleaf Japanese Maple - Ammon Nursery
Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku'- Coral Bark Japanese Maple (3 gallon) ** - Anonymous donor

Acer x 'Johin'- Hybrid Japanese Maple (3 gallon)- Anonymous donor

Aucuba japonica 'Serratifolia' (3 gallon)- Sawtoothed Japanese Aucuba- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Albizia julibrissin 'Summer Chocolate'- Summer Chocolate Silk Tree (5ft) -Natorp's Nursery

Buddleia 'Purple Haze'- Lo & Behold Buddleia- Baeten's Nursery and Greenhouse

Cedrus deodara 'Aurea'- Golden Deodar Cedar (3ft)- Liz Jacobs

Cercis canadensis 'Hearts of Gold'- Hearts of Gold Redbud (#10 container)- Ammon Wholesale Nursery

Chameacyparis obtusa 'Crippsii'- Golden Hinoke Cypress(#3 container)- Maddox Nursery
Chameacyparis obtusa 'Lemon Twist'- Lemon Twist Dwarf Hinoki Falsecypress (#3 container)- Ammon Wholesale Nursery

Cornus florida 'Spring Grove' - Spring Grove Dogwood (6-7ft) **- Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

Cornus x 'Venus'- Venus Dogwood (5-6ft)- Anonymous donor

Fargesia rufa- Clumping Bamboo (3 gallon)- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden

Hydrangea paniculata 'Little Lime'- Little Lime Hardy Hydrangea (#3 container)- Ammon Wholesale Nursery

Itea virginica 'Little Henry'- Little Henry Virginia Sweetspire (#3 container)**- Maddox Nursery
Physocarpus opulifolius 'Mindia' Coppertina- Coppertina Ninebark (3 gallon container)**- Civic Garden Center
Rhodea japonica- Sacred Lily (1 gallon)- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
Spiranthes cernua- Nodding Lady's Tresses, Ground Orchid (1gallon)- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Stokesia laevis 'Peachie's Pick'- Peachies Pick Stoke's aster (#1 container)- Ammon Wholesale Nursery

Syringa x 'Penda'- Boomerang Lilac (reblooming lilac!) (2 gallon)- Florence Nursery

Thuja occidentalis- Dr. West collection of Dwarf Arborvitae (2-3ft)- B.C. Nursery

Thuja x 'Green Giant'- Green Giant Arborvitae (6ft)- Reminiscent Herb Farm

Thuja plicata 'Spring Grove'- Spring Grove Arborvitae (3ft) **- Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum

Tricyrtis 'Sinonome'- Sinonome toadlily (#1 container)- Ammon Wholesale Nursery


** (Denotes more than one item available for selection)


Gift Certificate- Natorps Nursery

Fall Bulb Basket **- Rightway Nursery, Florence Nursery

Gourmet Teas Basket- Yesterday's Cafe and Tea Room

Fall Basket (decorative items)- Annette Dube

Landscape Design & Plant Material Package- Baeten's Nursery & Greenhouse


Decorative fall table floral displays as door prizes!

Reservations are required, and accepted at the door, please visit the link below to reserve your spot today!

  Registration is $25 per person.

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painting of a rose cluster