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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2019 ARS International Convention
ARS District 8 hosts the 2019 ARS Annual Convention near Philadelphia, May 15 -19,
2019. Meeting theme is "The
Philadelphia Story, Rhododendrons in America’s Garden Capital". Tour outstanding public gardens, including
Jenkins Arboretum, Longwood, Mount Cuba Center, Morris and Tyler Arboretums,
as well as many beautiful private gardens.
Chanticleer and Winterthur Estate pre-tours. Put this event on your calendars.
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.
Rhododendron of the Year Awards
The ARS proudly announces its 2019 Rhododendron of the Year selections. Chosen for outstanding foliage,
flower, habit and hardiness in eight regions of the United States and Canada, these beautiful rhododendron
and azalea varieties are recommended for your garden.