The Rhododendron Species Foundation 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.
The RSF uses the following means to achieve this mission:
Acquires and maintains as comprehensive a collection of Rhododendron species as possible.
Conserves the Rhododendron species through the cultivation and distribution of selected forms and documented wild collected material as obtained in the field or by other means.
Supports the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, a living plant museum and effectively designed garden for the display and cultivation of Rhododendron species, along with other plants with which they associate.
- Provides information, education, and support of research for persons interested in the genus Rhododendron.