2013 Rhododendron Plant Sale

Post date: Apr 20, 2011 1:51:33 AM

The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society will hold its annual Plant Sale at Morris Arboretum this year. A large selection of outstanding rhododendrons, all hardy in the Delaware Valley, will be available. Our plants are selected for the beauty of their flowers and foliage and the pleasure they bring to the garden. We will help you choose the right shrub for your needs and share our expertise to successfully grow it in your garden. Plants offered will include large-leaf (elepidotes) and small-leaf (lepidotes) rhododendrons, evergreen and deciduous azaleas, and kalmias (mountain laurels). Native and species rhododendrons will be represented. We will also be offering our own rooted cuttings and grafted plants of unique and hard to find rhododendrons. Our grafting program has brought many plants to us that would not ordinarily be able to survive in our area. Come and see our latest new 'babies'.

Would you like to take home a free rhododendron? Become a member of the Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society. If you join during the Plant Sale we will give you a choice plant and membership in a global organization. The regular annual membership is $40. New members joining April 1 through July 1 will receive 18 month membership. The society features an outstanding Quarterly Journal, annual and regional conferences, and an exciting Seed Exchange. The Chapter meets at Morris Arboretum with informative speakers, exhibits plants in formal displays at the Philadelphia Internaional Flower Show, and maintains a Plants for Members Program to make rarely offered rhododendrons available to members.

The rhododendron sale will follow the schedule and hours of the Arboretum’s Plant Sale.

Plant Sale Members-Only Day: Friday, May 10, 10am-8pm. It is also open for ARS members.

Public Sale: Saturday, May 11, 10am-4pm.

For information, contact: Karel Bernady, 610 827 0113 or visit the Morris Arboretum's website.

K. Bernady