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Welcome from Bill Meyers - 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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Seed Exchange Closeout Sale Now On
Order available rhododendron seed in the closeout sale from June 20 to July 31.  The price is $1 per lot plus postage and handling fee.  Minimum order is 10 seed lots.  Open to anyone world-wide, except residents of E.U. countries.  View the seed list and order online at the seed exchange page.


Virtual ARS Fall Conference
Register for the ARS Fall Conference to be held online October 23 - 24, 2021. The "Fall into Gardening" event features interesting talks from knowledgeable speakers, including plant hunter Dr. Hartwig Schepker from Germany, nurseryman David Millais from England, award-winning photographer David Sellars from British Columbia, and popular presenters Don Hyatt and Don Wallace from the U.S.  Registration, program schedule and talk summaries.

2021 Gold & Silver Medals Awarded
The ARS takes great pleasure in presenting its 2021 Gold Medal honors to Jack Looye and John Weagle of the RSC Atlantic Region Chapter and to Ann Mangels of the Mason Dixon Chapter. Silver Medal honorees are Sherla Bertlemann of the Hawaii Chapter and June Bouchard and John Deniseger of the Nanaimo Chapter. View the honors citations.


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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.

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ARS Next-Generation Podcasts
Listen to "For the Love of Rhododendron" audio podcasts. In the first of a series of podcasts we learn about the life experiences of ARS members, how random twists and turns in their lives led them to discover their love of Rhododendron, and how the podcast can inspire and support others embarking on their own journey into the vast, uncharted territory that is genus Rhododendron. Podcast index

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.  Read issues.

 

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