Membership


A Siuslaw Chapter membership application can be downloaded, completed, and mailed.

The easy application download is in PDF format. You will need Adobe Reader to view and print the membership application. Applications may also be obtained from the Chapter Hospitality Hosts.

Benefits of a Siuslaw Chapter ARS Membership


Member of an International Organization, The American Rhododendron Society, with over 70 chapters worldwide...for a small fee, you may join as many of these chapters as you wish.

With this membership you receive the quarterly ARS Journal with a wide variety of information on hybridizing, growing techniques, conventions and much more.

Our chapter monthly newsletter “Macrophyllum” full of the latest activities, the plant of the month and Dr. Rhody answers your questions.

Free passes to the Rhododendron Species Garden in Federal Way, Washington.

10% discounts on rhododendrons and azaleas from member nurseries:
Bones Nursery, Florence
Thompson’s Nursery, Waldport


Discounts on rhododendron/azalea products.

We sponsor the nation’s top-rated flower shows in April and May each year.

Tours of private and public gardens.

The opportunity to support and maintain a beautiful city park.

Year round educational meetings and activities including a summer picnic and a Christmas party.

Unlimited support in the care and propagation of rhododendrons and azaleas plus hands-on propagation at cutting parties.



The opportunity to attend Rhododendron Conventions and Conferences with speakers and garden tours.

Obtain rare and scarce plants at plant games, auctions or sales.


Furthermore many other interesting and informative events such as plant auctions and involvement in the City of Florence’s annual Rhododendron weekend festivities.

And last but not least, the excitement and camaraderie of fellow rhododendron and azalea lovers.