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Amanda Boggs, former Symposium Scholarship Recipient

The time I spent (at the Symposium) meeting the 'who's who' of the plant world, was a terrific moment in my education!

John Friel, Emerald Coast Growers on the Symposium

Talk about fantastic networking opportunities! You’ll see new techniques, new plants, and discover new ventures that will energize you and give you ideas for your own projects.


Latest News

2018 Perennial Plant of the Year®

PPA is proud to announce the 2018 Perennial Plant of the Year® is Allium "Millenium"!

PPA Sets 2018 Symposium Dates & Location

Perennial Peeps Everywhere: Mark your Calendars to meet us in Raleigh, North Carolina, July 30-August 3, 2018. You won't want to miss this incredible experience with other perennial professionals....

Speakers Bureau

The Perennial Plant Association Speakers Bureau provides a convenient location for meeting planners for trade association and university sponsored events, garden clubs, or other green industry programs to find a speaker(s) to meet their program and budget requirements.

Programs include all areas of perennials including perennial plants, perennial design, and maintenance of perennials. Please contact the speakers directly for further information.

Stony Point, NY
Heirloom Perennials for Modern Gardens; How to Research Your Period Garden; Heirloom Ornamental Plants for... Read More
Raleigh, NC
Titles will be tailored to the engagement.... Read More
Baldwin, MD
Ornamental Grasses and Their Uses in the Landscape; Perennials-Growing-Marketing-Landscape Uses... Read More
Wilmette, IL
Perennials for Continuous Bloom in the Garden, How to Introduce Native Perennials Into an Existing Garden.... Read More
Depauw, IN
Colorful Combinations for the Shade Garden Hellebores and Garden Companions Gardening by Design & by Accid... Read More
Collegeville, PA
Annuals; Perennials; Herbs; Designing Mixed Borders; Plants from Yesteryear; Gertrude Jekyll on Design; Bu... Read More
Sunbury, OH
Perennial garden maintenance; pruning; design; renovation; soils; maintenance; workshops; various plant ta... Read More
Barberton, OH
Finding and Developing New Plant Varieties. Blooms of Bressingham - A Tradition in Perennials Around the W... Read More
Osterville, MA
Perennial Garden Maintenance; Your Garden Shouldn't Make You Crazy; Container Gardening; Garden Design; Pr... Read More
Frenchtown, NJ
Foliage for Beds and Borders; The Gardener's World of Bulbs; Annuals and Tender Perennials; Made for the S... Read More
Mansfield, OH
Perennials with a Presence; Orchestrating Continuous Flowering in the Perennial Border; Ohio Natives in th... Read More
Renick, WV
Something Old, Something New, Something Yada Yada Yada; Woodland Wonders from the Wilds of West Virginia; ... Read More
Gloucester, VA
Bulbs as Forgotten Plants... Read More
Pipersville, PA
Landscaping Wetlands with Ornamental Aquatic Perennials, Native Herbaceous Wetland Species. Major emphasis... Read More
Waconia, MN
Numerous possibilities related to perennial flowers including “Best Performing Perennials for Zones 3 & ... Read More
Canby, OR
New Perennials from Around the World, Shade Gardening, Heuchera and its Allies, Unusual Foliage & Variegat... Read More
New Hartford, CT
New and Underused Perennials; Perennial Design with a Continental Flair-How Europeans Use Perennials; The ... Read More
Richmond, BC
Hot New Plants (Public and Professional Versions) | Marketing (Professional) | Hellebores | Weird and Wond... Read More
Doylestown, PA
Gardening with Hardy Perennial Orchids... Read More
Ballston Spa, NY
Tips for a Low-Maintenance, High Impact Perennial Garden; EXTREME, Low-Maintenance Perennial Gardening; Ga... Read More
RR #2 Kettleby, ON
Passion for Perennials; Landscaping for Real Family Living; Perennials for Specific Purposes; Perennial Ga... Read More
St. Ambroise, QC
Know everything about Hostas... Read More
Shaker Hts., OH
A Happy Marriage: Design Integration of House and Landscape, Natural Duo: Perennials and Bulbs, The Artfu... Read More
Elkins Park, PA
DIY Rock Gardening, Inspired Path Design, Hot Perennials, Steph and Sharee's Top 100, Lawn out Garden in, ... Read More
Hilliard, OH
Around the World in Perennials... Read More
Phoenixville, PA
Outside Lies Magic: Gardens Inspired by a Romantic Landscape... Read More
Orefield, PA
John Bartram Lives, Olmsted Lives, Certification Landscape Design Courses, Environmental Studies Courses, ... Read More

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