Rhododendron

R. ‘Paul Vossberg’

Rhododendron Legacy at Laurelwood Arboretum

Joseph Di Giacomo, Master Gardener and chairperson of the Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum Rhododendron Study Team, will share information about the legacy of John and Dorothy Knippenberg and the development of the rhododendron gardens at Laurelwood Arboretum. Click here to watch the Wayne Public Library / Laurelwood Arboretum presentation. R. ‘Paul Vossberg’

Parker's Pink Rhododendron

Peak Rhododendron Bloom Time at Laurelwood Arboretum

Ever wonder the best time to see the most rhododendrons in bloom in Laurelwood Arboretum? The answer is: Now. The rhododendron collection in Laurelwood Arboretum includes more than 400 named rhododendron hybrids and species which were planted in the 1950’s and 1960’s by John and Dorothy Knippenberg, the former owners of Laurelwood Gardens who donated …

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New Propagation Greenhouse

New Propagation Greenhouse at Laurelwood

The Laurelwood Arboretum Board of Directors has named its newly completed propagation greenhouse the “Dorothy Knippenberg Propagation Greenhouse” in recognition of Dorothy’s lifetime dedication to the hybridization of rhododendrons, azaleas, and other plants.

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