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

Norman Todd Memorial
September 23, 2017, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
HCP, 505 Quayle Rd, Saanich

Norman Todd
at Firwood Nursery, April 2010

Norman Todd
with Nanaimo Chapter friends
at his Firwood Nursery
Nanaimo Bus Tour - April 2010


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

On-Line Videos of Interest
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)

District 1 Presidents' Meeting - Our Summer Presidents' Meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 22 starting at 11:00 am at the McRea home, 3570 Oakridge Drive, Nanaimo. A light lunch will be provided by Gaylle McRae before the meeting. A few contributions would be welcomed.

2017 ARS Fall Conference in Richmond, Virginia October 20-22.
ARS Board Meeting.

2018 ARS Annual Convention in Bremen, Germany, May 731 (including pre-convention and post-convention tours). Board Meeting on May 21st. Website:

2018 ARS Fall Conference - Chattanooga, Tennesee. Dates to be announced. ARS Board Meeting. Website:

2019 ARS Annual Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Dates to be announced. ARS Board Meeting.

2019 ARS Fall Conference - Parksville, British Columbia, Canada.
September 27 - 29. ARS Board Meeting.

2020 ARS 75th Anniversary Convention in Portland, Oregon.
Dates to be announced. ARS Board Meeting.

Websites of interest:

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

On-Line Videos of Interest

May 23, 2012 Lecture at UVic by Sue Milliken and Kelly Dobson ... 120 min.
Here is the link:
It will be the video at the top of your screen (scroll up to see the title)

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   Klapwijk   Riverbank   Robb