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March through November

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10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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March through November



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Kansas State University Gardens

Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources
2021 Throckmorton Ctr
1712 Claflin Road
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6949 fax

1500 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506

Plant Sale Information

Poinsettia and Amaryllis Sale

The 2023 Friends of the Gardens poinsettia and amaryllis in-person sale is on December 1 from 11:00 am-3:00 pm at the Gardens' Visitor Center. There is a nice selection of red, white and pink poinsettias with foil color options of silver, gold, green, purple and red. Also, there will be 10" round centerpieces with 5 poinsettias; and white, lemon, pink and red amaryllis without foil.

Proceeds from the sale benefit the Gardens to help defray expenses for student labor, plantings, and necessary materials.!

In-person sales - a nice selection of poinsettias and amaryllis were held back from the online sale and will be sold from 11:00 am-3:00 pm on Friday, December 1.

  • Where - The K-State Gardens Visitor Center, 1500 Denison, Manhattan, KS
  • Prices - poinsettias - $12.50, amaryllis - $27.50, centerpieces - $18.00
  • Payment - cash or check only 

Students in the K-State Greenhouse Operations Management class produce poinsettias and amaryllis in the Throckmorton Plant Sciences Greenhouse complex each fall semester. Hands-on production allows students to learn about light and temperature manipulation, and nutrient and greenhouse environment management. The students are responsible for all production decisions and practices. 

Questions - Call 785-532-3271 or email ksugardens@k-state.edu 

Where - KSU Gardens, 1500 Denison Avenue, Manhattan, KS 66506

Poinsettia and Amaryllis Plant Care Sheets: 

Poinsettia Care Sheet  and  Amaryllis Care Sheet

File will appear below, click to open 

Iris Sale:

The Iris sale is always the last Saturday in July.


K-State Gardens

1500 Denison Ave, Manhattan, KS 66502