Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group
About Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group
We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) volunteer organization whose primary purpose is to educate the community about perennials, shrubs and other plants for use in the garden, share each others gardens and foster the love of gardening. The WVHPG has been active for more than 27 years and we are governed by an elected Board of Directors, all of whom are volunteers. They set policy and direct the overall running of the organization.
Our meetings and programs are held on the second Tuesday of the month, September through November, and January through May. See our Events page for a list of guest speakers at our up coming evening programs and information about other special events.
The WVHPG is the sponsor of the very popular Hardy Plant Sale held at the Lane County Events Center and Fairgrounds on the Saturday of Mother's Day Weekend.
Interested in learning more?
Join Us ~ Membership Information
Membership in the Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group is open to all, and entitles you to the following:
~ Free admission to monthly speaker programs and meetings
~ Seminars and Workshops
~ Invitations to field trips and private garden tours for members and guests
~ Summer picnic and barbecue
The Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group is the sponsor of the very popular Hardy Plant Sale held at the Lane County Events Center and Fairgrounds on the Saturday of Mother's Day Weekend. Volunteering at the plant sale is a great way to get to know your fellow members and help with our fundraising efforts.
Membership dues are $20 for the calendar year, or the bargain price of $35 for two calendar years, for up to a two-person household. The dues are due annually in January. Dues for new members paid after September 1st include the end of the current year, as well as the next year.
To obtain our membership form, click on the PDF link above to view, download or print the form. If you are unable to access our membership form, to join simply send a check of either $20 or $35 along with your name, mailing address, phone number and email address to: Willamette Valley Hardy Plant Group, PO Box 5942, Eugene OR 97405.
March 2019 List of Botanical Plant Samples
Anemone blanda ‘Blue Shades’ – Grecian wind flowers, very early blooming, 3” tall, naturalizing, good for rock gardens
Crocus – Various, all shorter than 5” tall, bees love them
Daphne odora – Daphne
Iris reticulata ‘Harmony’ – Rock garden iris, native to the Middle East (Iran, Turkey, Iraq). Deep Blue falls, lighter blue standards and yellow markings
Kalanchoe marnieriana – Marneir’s kalanchoe - Succulent house plant. Blue-green leaves, light orange flowers in winter
Narcissus – Unknown variety, to 24”, small orange cup maturing to deep yellow, pale yellow sepals twist and reflex with age, naturalizing
Narcissus ‘Tete a Tete- Dwarf daffodil, 6” high, for rock gardens
Pieris ‘Little Heath’ – Lily-of-the-valley Bush Dwarf shrub to 24”, variegated leaves, pink buds
Tulipa clusiana ‘Cynthia’ - Lady tulip Tetraploid bicolor, grows to 8”
Monthly Botanical Sample List is at Bottom of Page