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Welcome from Ann Mangels - ARS President:

On behalf of the thousands of rhododendron enthusiasts worldwide "welcome to our web site." Here you will find valuable resources which enable you to learn more about the selection and care of rhododendrons. We hope this will encourage you to explore all that the genus Rhododendron (which includes azaleas) has to offer, and you will include these wonderful plants in your garden.

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2018 ARS Fall Conference
The Tennessee Valley Chapter cordially invites you to the 2018 ARS Fall Conference, Oct 19 - 20, to be held in Chattanooga, TN. The meeting features outstanding talks by Charlie Andrews (azaleas), Jack Johnson (Stewartias), and Tom Patrick (new Trilliums). Tours include a visit to the iconic Rock City Gardens atop Lookout Mountain and to an outstanding Signal Mountain garden. Put this interesting event on your calendars.

2018 Gold & Silver Medals Awarded
The ARS takes great pleasure in presenting its 2018 Gold Medal honors to Dave Banks, Hans Eiberg, Hartwig Schepker, and June Walsh, and its Silver Medal award to Kristian Theqvist.  View the honors citations.

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Informative articles about:
 - rhododendron & azalea culture,
 - propagation,
 - hybridizing,
 - private & public gardens,
 - plant portraits,
 - companion plants,
 - plant hunting exploration,
 - rhododendron research,
 - and much more.

Visit archive of previously published issues.


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Rhododendrons International, Vol. 2
"Rhododendrons International"  (RI) is an online journal available free to everyone. It contains rhododendron-related articles of broad interest and of international relevance.  Read recently-published RI volume 2.


New Rhododendron Research Network
An exciting new research network and web site has been established that enables a multitude of opportunities for collaboration and communication between members of the rhododendron-research community.  More information

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