Perennial Plant Conference

Perennial Plant Conference

Date & Price

Friday, October 14, 2022
9:00 am–3:45 pm

Optional Happy Hour (in-person only)
4:30–5:30 pm

Location: Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College or Online


Conference Fee: $119 before September 16; $149 after September 17

Optional Happy Hour Fee: $20

The Perennial Plant Conference was started in 1983 to bring together locally, nationally, and internationally recognized experts on perennials for a day-long conference with an educational focus.

The 2022 conference schedule includes:

  • The Steppe and Its Plants—Mike Bone
  • Landscapes that Connect New Communities with Perennial Plants—Wambui Ippolito
  • Matching Place to Plant: Expanding the Native Plant Palette—Janet Novak
  • Gardens from the Ashes: Rediscovering Crowninshield and Untermyer Gardens: 10 Years—Paul Orpello and Andrew Schuyler
  • A Perennial Passion for Gardening—Martha Stewart

The 2022 conference is co-sponsored by Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, The Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Group, Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, and The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College.


LA CES credits are being sought and will be available to in-person attendees only.

For more information click here.