MARS Annual Rhododendron Show & Sale

2022 MARS Annual Rhododendron Show & Sale

Enjoy free admission to the MARS Rhododendron Show and plant sale, featuring the flowers of early to mid-season blooming rhododendron species, along with local vendors selling gardening goodies and a variety of plants (not only rhododendrons).

This is your chance to consult the experts and purchase from a top-quality selection of rhododendrons and azaleas, from iron-clad garden standbys to rare and unusual varieties.

Whether you’re a rhododendron aficionado, a gardener, or simply a fan of flowers, you’ll find lots to enjoy at the MARS Rhododendron Show and Plant Sale.

Rhododendron Society members and the public are invited to show their favourite rhododendron blooms (known as trusses).  Please see “How to Exhibit” below.



We’re keeping our fingers crossed that we’ll be able to have a full show and sale, but this may change depending on the COVID restrictions.  Please check back here for updates!

Location: Qualicum Beach Curling Club
644 Memorial Avenue, Qualicum Beach, BC
Saturday, April 23, 2022
10:00 AM to 2:00 PM


How To Exhibit
Anyone can show blooms in the exhibit, and they don’t have to be perfect — this is a celebration of rhododendrons, not a competition!

  • Please identify each truss if you can.  (If you don’t know its name, that’s fine, too.)
  • Please bring your entries in containers with water, ready to display.
  • Drop off your entries at the Qualicum Beach Curling Club on
  • Friday April 22 between 4:00 PM and 8:00 PM; OR
  • Saturday April 23 between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM.
  • You can remove your entries at 2:00 PM on Saturday April 23, after the show.

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