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Mission Statement

The Rhododendron Species Foundation & Botanical Garden is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation, research, acquisition, evaluation, cultivation, public display, and distribution of Rhododendron species. The Foundation provides education relating to the genus; and serves as a unique resource for scientific, horticultural, and general gardening communities worldwide.

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The Rhododendron Species Foundation & Botanical Garden is a non-profit membership organization dedicated to the conservation, public display, and distribution of Rhododendron species. Home to one of the largest collections of species rhododendrons in the world, the garden displays over 600 of the more than 1,000 species found in the wilds of North America, Europe, and Asia, as well as the tropical regions of southeast Asia and northern Australia. Conservation has come to be a primary importance in recent years with the destruction of Rhododendron habitat in many areas of the world.

The Garden is 22 acres of lush beauty and filled with more than 10,000 rhododendrons as well as a variety of trees, shrubs, perennials, and ferns. Open year-round with guided tours and group rates available. Be sure to visit the Garden Gift Shop and Plant Sales Pavilion for unique merchandise and plants. Also available is a extraordinary mail-order catalog loaded with rare and choice plants available for shipping or pick up.

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http://www.rhodygarden.org

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