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Annual Steele Lecture: Latest Trends in Breeding Rhododendrons, Kristian Theqvist, Finnish Rhododendron Society

October 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Captain Richard Steele Memorial Lecture:  Latest Trends in Breeding Rhododendrons

Presented by Kristian Theqvist, President of the Finnish Rhododendron Society since 2010, President of the ARS Finnish Chapter since 2012, and Associate member of ARHS since 2012.

We are pleased to welcome Kristian Theqvist to Nova Scotia and to present the 2022 Captain Richard Steele Memorial Lecture.  Kristian was one of our keynote speakers at the 2021 ARS Spring Convention.  He is a prolific breeder of hybrid Rhododendrons and has been President of the Finnish Rhododendron Society.  He is a frequent contributor to the ARHS Seed Exchange.  His hybrids and gardens can be viewed on his website,

Our meeting for Tuesday, October 4, 2022 will be a hybrid meeting, in person at the Nova Scotia Museum and by Zoom.


October 4
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Jim Sharpe


Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
1747 Summer St.
Halifax, Nova Scotia Canada
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