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

Websites of interest:

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

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)

JARS - Winter 2019 is now online (ARS login required)

2020 District 1 Summer Presidents' Meeting - Monday August 24th at Milner Gardens and Woodland from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Milner Gardens is about 2 kms east of Qualicum Beach. The start time for the meeting is listed as 11:00 am - gather in the area by the gift shop at first. Attendees should park by the Visitor's Centre and walk down to the gift shop area (weather permitting) - it's about half a km. However, if there are those who need a lift, the Milner Gardens office should be informed before the event. The washroom at the Gift Shop is open.

2020 Fall Regional Conference in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania (Sept. 25 - 27, 2020) has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.

2021 ARS Annual Convention - "Rhododendrons Down East" is the theme of the ARS Annual Convention at the Old Orchard Inn, Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, Canada from June 3 - 6, 2021.
Save the dates.
The Atlantic Rhododendron and Horticultural Society will be your hosts. The Old Orchard Inn ) is located next to the charming university town of Wolfville and the Bay of Fundy.
Garden Tours will include:
Annapolis Royal Historic Gardens
Halifax Public Gardens
Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens
Private gardens by the North Atlantic Wineries and
Gardens of the Annapolis Valley

Rhododendron Pictures:

Fearing's Farm Nursery website which includes Harold Fearing's Picture Gallery of rhododendron pictures

Hirsutum ( ) - this valuable website is currently not functioning. Discussions are ongoing among members of various rhododendron groups on how may be repaired and become the amazing resource that it had become.

Danish Rhododendron Society website which includes Rhododendron Species - Photo and Description pages. There is a link to "English" translation of the page.

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