Welcome from Ann Mangels - 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.
look" at what we do in the Society...
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Rhododendrons of the Year for 2017
The ARS proudly announces its 2017 Rhododendron of the Year selections. Chosen for outstanding foliage,
flower, habit and hardiness, these beautiful rhododendron and azalea varieties are recommended for your garden.
Call for Research Grant Proposals
The Research Committee is pleased to announce its 2017 call for applications for rhododendron and azalea research grants.
Grants Awarded for 2016
• Dr. Stephen Krebs, Holden Arboretum,
• Dr. Erik T. Nilsen, Biological Sciences,
Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA