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Welcome from Ken Webb - ARS President:

On behalf of the thousands of rhododendron enthusiasts worldwide "welcome to our web site." Here you will find valuable resources which enable you to learn more about the selection and care of rhododendrons. We hope this will encourage you to explore all that the genus Rhododendron (which includes azaleas) has to offer, and you will include these wonderful plants in your garden.

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"Rhododendrons International" Vol. 5
RI is an online journal distributed free to everyone that contains articles of broad interest. In this issue find articles from "Rhododendron Species 2018," the Journal of the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden; "Rhododendrons, Camellias & Magnolias" 2018 and 2019, from the Royal Horticultural Society Group; and from the "Journal American Rhododendron Society."

Call for Research Grant Proposals
The Research Committee is pleased to announce its call for applications for rhododendron and azalea research grants.

Grants Awarded for 2020
• Dr. Shweta Basnett, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment
Bangalore, India

• Dr. Gulzar Khan, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany

• Connor Ryan, Holden Forests & Gardens, Ohio, USA

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Informative articles about:
 - rhododendron & azalea culture,
 - propagation,
 - hybridizing,
 - private & public gardens,
 - plant portraits,
 - companion plants,
 - plant hunting exploration,
 - rhododendron research,
 - and much more.

Visit archive of previously published issues.


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The Next Generation Program
This new ARS program seeks to increase the number and visibility of activities and resources to attract and prepare the Next Generation of rhododendron experts. ARS Next Gen invites members and chapters to share their expertise and enthusiasm for rhododendrons through mentorship, training and support. Join us as we embark on this new journey of Growing and Learning, Together.

The Rhododendron Research Network
The Rhododendron Research Network and web site enables a multitude of opportunities for collaboration, communication and information sharing among the rhododendron-research community.  Learn more about the Network resources and activities.

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