The American Rhododendron Society, California Chapter, presents it’s Spring Show and Sale at the Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave., Oakland. The Saturday, April 9, 2011 Sale will be from 10-4pm, the Show will run from noon-4pm. Admission is Free.

The Show will feature a splendid floral display representing a wide array of rhododendrons. In addition, many plants will be for sale including fragrant Maddenias, subtropical Vireyas and low growing cultivators suitable for small gardens.

And don’t miss seeing the Vireya Display Garden, located adjacent to the Garden Center, in the Gardens at Lake Merritt. This garden is home to the largest outdoor collection of Vireyas in the United States, where they flower throughout the year.