A cross between I. histrioides and I. winogradowii . Read more.


Our April meeting has been cancelled. The Super Plant Sale has been tentatively rescheduled to take place in conjunction with our meeting on Sept 13.


What's New!

  • Posted on February 4, 2020

     Click to download Peter Keeping's list of clematis for sale this year.

  • Posted on February 3, 2020

    Here is a useful website It's a project of Green Communities Canada. http://www.raingardentour.ca/

  • Posted on November 17, 2019
    Toronto Rhododendron Society has disbanded and, in the future, its former members will be served by ORG&HPS programs. Laura Grant has been appointed to the ORG&HPS Board of Directors to ensure that the interests of rhodo fanciers are incorporated into our activities.
  • Posted on November 15, 2019
    We are going to be selling seed sowing supplies again this season, including 3" pots (tall for alpines), labels and GA3. Fitting the pots snugly into our old trays was problematic. Arie has come up with an excellent solution, so once again trays will be for sale. Watch the meeting pages in Dec-March for prices and availability.
  • Posted on November 1, 2019

    La Société de plantes alpines et de rocaille du Québec (SPARQ) has come back to life! It has a full program in place for 2020 including meetings, seed exchange, plant sale and garden visits. With the help of Google Translate, anglophones can read Volume 1 of their newsletter "L'Alpine-genium" which has excellent information on many aspects of alpine gardening and plant propagation. To obtain a free copy, contact majella [dot] larochelle [at] gmail [dot] com (Majella Larochelle).

Plant of the Month for March, 2020

 (BUR-bur-is  thun-BERG-ee-eye)

General Information:

Berberis thunbergii ‘Concorde’,adds great color to a larger rock garden. It looks good from spring to fall and can be pruned to any height that suits its location. The flowers are insignificant, but the foliage steals the show.

Berberis thunbergii 'Concorde' by Robert Pavlis

Berberis thunbergii 'Concorde' by Robert Pavlis

Berberis thunbergii is a Japanese...