Welcome from Bob MacIntyre - 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.
look" at what we do in the Society...
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Informative articles about:
- rhododendron & azalea culture,
- private & public gardens,
- plant portraits,
- companion plants,
- plant hunting exploration,
- rhododendron research,
- and much more.
Visit archive of previously published issues.
ARS Gold & Silver Medals Awarded
The Society takes great pleasure in presenting its 2016 Gold Medal honors to Norman Beaudry of the Potomac Valley
Chapter and to William A Mangels of the Mason Dixon Chapter for their significant contributions to the Genus
Call for Research Grant Proposals
The Research Committee is pleased to announce its 2017 call for applications for rhododendron and azalea research grants.
Grants Awarded for 2016
• Dr. Stephen Krebs, Holden Arboretum,
• Dr. Erik T. Nilsen, Biological Sciences,
Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, VA