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

Apricot Fantasy - click for larger picture
'Apricot Fantasy' at Lu Zhu
Mike and Patti Bale's Garden
May 19, 2008 (photo by Garth Wedemire)


Apricot Fantasy - click for larger picture
'Apricot Fantasy' at Lu Zhu
Mike and Patti Bale's Garden
May 19, 2008 (photo by Garth Wedemire)

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

Wednesday September 2, 2015 - District 1 Presidents' Fall Meeting hosted by the Victoria Rhododendron Society at the Olive Grove Restaurant, 4496 West Saanich Rd. at 11 am. Chris Hodgson is planning to get the 8 am ferry from Tsawwassen. Ken Webb will pick him up at Swartz Bay. Anyone else is welcome too. The Olive Grove Restaurant's website is: www.olivegrove.ca

October 16 - 18, 2015 - The American Rhododendron Society invites you to Long Island’s Legacy Revisited, October 16 – 18, 2015 at the Islandia Marriott. The conferencve is hosted by by District 7 – New York, Princeton, Tappan Zee Chapters. Download information, schedule and registration form.

Welcome to My Blue Heaven - a website devoted to the celebration of the Himalayan Blue Poppy - this is a very nice website that Mary Parker informed us about.

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