American Rhododendron Society
ARS District One (British Columbia, Canada)

R. pattenii
RSBG - June 20, 2017

R. proteoides
RSBG - June 20, 2017

R. roxieanum var oreonastes
RSBG - June 20, 2017

R. pronum
RSBG - June 20, 2017


Websites of interest:

E-Flora BC is an Electronic Atlas of the Flora of British Columbia.  E-Flora BC "Rhododendron" search results

Websites that our members have found:

Marc Colombel's website which includes his album of rhododendron pictures and his Classification


District One Chapters (website and newsletter access)
District One - Presidents' Meetings

Rhododendron Species Plant Nurseries

Chapter Meetings

Shows, Plant Sales and Garden Tours
Conventions, Conferences and Special Events

Other Societies or Gardens
Websites with Pictures of Rhododendrons
Other Important Links

District 1 ARS Medal Recipients

Rhododendron of the Year Awards

Proven Performers Lists:
      North Island - 2010

Chapter Contacts (sorted by position)
Chapter Contacts (sorted by chapter)
Login (database management)

2018 ARS Fall Conference - Chattanooga, Tennesee.
October 19-21, 2018 which includes the ARS Board Meeting.

2018 Special Fall Conference: "Navigating Garden Myths"
sponsored by the Mount Arrowsmith and Nanaimo Rhododendron societies. This one-day event will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in Parksville, British Columbia
10 am - 4 pm at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre.
Follow the following link: 2018 MARS Fall Mini-Conference to get more information. Cost is $25 ($30 at the door if space is available)

2019 ARS Annual Convention - "The Philadelphia Story 2019: Rhododendrons In America's Garden Capital" is the theme. The ARS Annual Convention will be in Malvern, Pennsylvania from May 16 - 19. The ARS Board Meeting is scheduled for May 15.

2019 ARS Fall Conference - September 27-29, 2019, Parksville, BC, Canada.

2020 ARS 75th Anniversary Convention in Portland, Oregon.
Dates: April 29-May 3. ARS Board Meeting.


2021 ARS Annual Convention in Montreal, Canada.
Dates to be announced. ARS Board Meeting.

Rhododendron Species Nurseries
Species Plants are available at the following Nurseries
(download pdf plant list by clicking on the nursery name below)
Lower Mainland:   Clays  Fearing  Riverbank