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

Hirsutum - this very valuable website is on-line once again:



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)

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 14 - 19. The ARS Board Meeting is scheduled for May 15.

2019 ARS Fall Conference - September 27-29, 2019, Parksville Community and Conference Centre, BC, Canada. Visit the conference website: to find out more.

2020 ARS 75th Anniversary Convention in Portland, Oregon.
Dates: April 30 - 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