Photos and article by Rosalie Laune
The Chinese Lantern Festival opened at the Missouri Botanical Garden May 23 and will be there through August 23.
This year’s event has all new sets some of which depict cities in China and their botanical gardens.
The MO Botanical Garden has a long history of collaboration with China. The most recent is the Flora of China project which began in1988. This international project resulted in the publication of a catalog of all Chinese wild plants.