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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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2019 ARS Fall Conference
The Mt. Arrowsmith Chapter is proud to host the 2019 ARS Fall Conference , Sept. 27-29 in Parksville, BC. The meeting features twelve distinguished speakers whose overall theme is 'Rhododendrons as the World Warms'. Three garden tour options are included, along with a plant bulb workshop and sale, two propagation workshops, a plant sale, photo exhibition, and silent auction. Put this event on your calendars. More information

Rhododendrons International Journal

Rhododendrons International is an online journal, available free to everyone, with rhododendron-related articles covering a broad range of topics that are of international interest.

    Read newly-published RI volume 4.

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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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Call for Research Grant Proposals
The ARS Research Committee is pleased to announce its call for applications for rhododendron research grants for 2020. Application details.

Grants Awarded for 2019
• Dr. Vanessa Koelling, Auburn University, Montgomery, AL
• Dr. Gerardo H. Nunez, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
• Dr. Chase M. Mason, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL
• Dr. Anna Asatryan, National Academy of Sciences of Armenia

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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