Delaware Valley Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society
Pulsatilla vulgaris 'Heiler Hybrid', Epimedium versicolor 'Sulphureum', Pulmonaria cv., Phlox subulata 'Ellie B.', Bukiniczia cabulica, Mertensia virginica, Arabis alpina

Plant Sales

2023 Schedule

  • June 3 (Saturday): Members' plant sale at Robbins Park in Ambler
  • September 9 (Saturday): Sale open to the public at the Fall Gardeners' Market
  • September 23 (Saturday): Members' plant sale at Robbins Park in Ambler

Members' Plant Sales

These plant sales feature plants that are suited to our climate and are very reasonably priced, starting at a dollar a pot. Our silent auction plants are legendary for offering unusual plants, as well as hypertufa troughs and other sought-after items.

Plant donations are accepted from 8:45 to 9:45 AM, and plants for sale may be previewed up to 10 AM. The sale opens at 10 AM. Plants sell out fast, so we strongly recommend arriving before 10 and using the preview period to decide which plants you want.

Instructions for donors: Plants must have a white label with the botanical name of the plant on one side and donor's name on the other side. For every 10 plants donated, donors receive 10 free plant labels and the right to select one early-choice plant (up to 5 early-choice plants). You'll be allowed several minutes to shop for your early-choice before non-donors start shopping. (Early-choice plants aren't free plants; you still pay full price.) Plants of exceptional rarity or quality are welcomed for the silent auction; extra credits for early-choice plants will be given.

The selection is different at every sale. As an illustration, here are some the items at our sale in September 2022:

Sempervivum arachnoideum 'Stanfieldii'

We will have lots of Sempervivums (hen-and-chicks) at the members' plant sale.

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  • Hypertufa trough
  • Achillea 'Apricot Delight'
  • Adiantum venustum
  • Androsace sarmentosa
  • Aethionema saxatile
  • Asarum fauriei 'Takaoi'
  • Asarum shuttleworthii 'Calloway'
  • Bellium minutum
  • Campanula hoffmannii
  • Campanula saxifraga aucheri
  • Carex radiata
  • Clivia miniata (not hardy)
  • Daphne x translatlantica 'Eternal Fragrance'
  • Dianthus 'Everbloom Red Delicious'
  • Dianthus 'Everbloom Watermelon Ice'
  • Dianthus monspessulanus
  • Dianthus myrtinervis
  • Dianthus subacaulis
  • Draba novegica
  • Dryopteris goldiana
  • Gentiana angustifolia
  • Gypsophila fischeri
  • Gypsophila petraea
  • Haemanthus albiflos (not hardy)
  • Hosta 'Spilled Milk'
  • Houstonia caerulea
  • Hymenoxys acaulis
  • Hypericum stragulum
  • Ionactis nemoralis
  • Iris sanguinea
  • Pavonia lasiopetala
  • Penstemon sp.
  • Phemeranthus calycinus
  • Podophyllum 'Rudolph'
  • Potentilla neumanniana
  • Pulsatilla vulgaris
  • Saxifraga longifolia
  • Saxifraga paniculata
  • Saxifraga paniculata dwarf form
  • Sedum 'Autumn Charm'
  • Sedum 'Touchdown Teak'
  • Sempervivum cvs.
  • Solidago nemoralis
  • Solidago plumosa
  • Speirantha convallarioides
  • Sternbergia lutea
  • Symphyotrichum ericoides 'Snow Flurry'
  • Thymus 'Doretta Klaber'
  • Thymus praecox 'Coccineus'
  • Thymus quinqucostatus ibukiensis 'Alba'
  • Thymus serpyllum 'Pink Ripple'
  • Vaccinium macrocarpon
  • Valeriana pauciflora
  • ... and many more

Fall Gardeners' Market

Saturday, September 9 at the Montco 4H Center, 1015 Bridge Road, Collegeville, PA. We will be selling rock garden plants, other unusual plants, and hypertufa troughs, and natural tufa.


Campanula portenschlagiana 'Resholdt's Variety'

Campanula portenschlagiana 'Resholdt's Variety' (Dalmatian bellflower). Photographed May 6, 2010 in Philadelphia. Photo by Janet Novak.