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

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.



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)


May 6-10, 2015 - The chapters of District 1 will be hosting the 70th Annual Convention of the ARS (American Rhododendron Society) at the Winspear Centre in Sidney, BC close to Victoria and the Victoria International Airport, Visit the Convention Website for more information.
Register in person at the the Mary Winspear Centre in Sidney, BC on Wednesday May 6 - 12:00 noon to 6:00 pm, Thursday May 7 - 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, Friday May 8 - 8:00 am to 6:00 or Saturday May 9 - 8:00 am to 12:00 noon

Thursday March 26, 2015 - District 1 Presidents' Spring Meeting hosted by the Cowichan Valley Rhododendron Society at the Quamichan Inn - 1478 Maple Bay Rd., Duncan. The meeting will start at 11:30 am and should end in time for those attending from the Lower Mainland to get to the ferry for the 5:00 pm sailing. Quamichan Inn's website is www.quamichaninn.com

 

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