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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."

Seed Exchange Now Open for Sales
Seeds collected by Society members are offered for sale at the 2020 ARS seed exchange.  Until March 15th only members of the American Rhododendron Society may order seed.  After March 15th anyone may purchase seed.  See seed exchange page for details.

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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.

New Rhododendron Research Network
An exciting new research network and web site has been established that enables a multitude of opportunities for collaboration, communication and information sharing between members of the rhododendron-research community.  More information

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