Annual Membership Dues
ARS/VRS (includes ARS journals) $55
VRS Chapter only (no ARS Journals) $30
Associate (member of another Canadian ARS chapter) $15
Associate (member of a non-Canadian Chapter)  $15 US


  • 4 Journals a year (ARS members only)
  • Meetings at VanDusen Garden's Floral Hall with plant sales and illustrated lectures featuring notable speakers
  • Tours of members' gardens as well as at VanDusen, the UBC Asian Garden & the Grieg Garden in Stanley Park
  • Contact and fellowship with other rhododendron and companion plant admirers
  • Discounts at select nurseries
  • Preferred prices from member-growers
  • Free admission to the Rhododendron Species Foundation Garden in Federal Way, Washington


Our membership chair is Karen Shuster.

You may access a printable Membership Form by clicking the link above.

NOTE: If you join in the spring of any given year, your membership includes the fall of that calendar year plus the entire following calendar year.