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.
look" at what we do in the Society...
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The 2021 ARS Convention
You are cordially invited to attend the 2021 ARS virtual and live convention, titled
"Rhodos Down East: Exploring the North Atlantic Region", to be
held June 3 - 6, 2021. The virtual convention and onsite events will take place at the Old Orchard Inn, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Due to pandemic travel restrictions, the Convention will provide online access to all the talks, garden tours and
networking opportunities via the internet. Nova Scotia residents attending the event can participate in the live
sessions, bus tours to well-known gardens as well as purchase interesting plants.
More information and ARS Convention registration details.
Informative articles about:
- rhododendron & azalea culture,
- private & public gardens,
- plant portraits,
- companion plants,
- plant hunting exploration,
- rhododendron research,
- and much more.
Visit archive of previously published issues.
ARS Next-Generation Photo Contest
Submit your rhododendron photo images to the ARS Next-Gen photo contest. One may
enter up to five photos in any of the following three categories:
"Your rhododendron lens" - close-up shot of a rhododendron flower, leaf or bud.
"Our rhododendron community" - people working together with rhododendrons.
"Rhododendrons gone wild" - photo of a rhododendron in nature.
View contest rules, eligibility,
and cash awards
Rhododendron International Volume 6
Volume 6 of this online journal contains a series of articles that describe most of the rhododendron species that are
commonly grown. Each article contains a brief summary about the cultural potential and characteristics of the species,
their general identifying taxonomic features, their cultural aspects, and a flower photo image.