Perennial Plant Conference

Friday, October 18, 2024


Registration is Now Open.  Click here to register and get the early bird rates.

Navigate designing and managing landscapes to support biodiversity now and in a future of change. Learn about beautiful and ecological solutions to advancing today’s plant palette. Discover the power of cultivating well-being … and much more. 

Explore these topics, among many others, during the 2024 Perennial Plant Conference. Connect with other locally, nationally, and internationally recognized experts on perennials during this day-long conference with an educational focus. 

The 2024 conference schedule includes:

  • Paradigm Shift: Growing for Ecological Endurance—Carrie Wiles
  • The Silent Revolution: The Art and Science of 21st Century Peonies—Nate Bremer
  • The Future of Biodiverse Landscapes—Lessons from Research and Practice—Harland Patch
  • Grace Amongst the Grandeur: Cultivating Well-Being at Nemours—Kenneth Darsney
  • Playing in the Dirt on the National Mall—Janet Draper
  • Beyond Bold: Inspiration, Collaboration, Evolution—Eric D. Groft, FASLA

The 2024 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.

The 2024 Perennial Plant Conference has been approved for 5 ASLA LA CES CEUs, 5 APLD CEUs, as well as 4 PCH and 2 SLC CEUs through PLNA. CEUs are available for in-person Conference attendees only.

For more information about this year’s conference speakers and the schedule of events, visit the Perennial Plant Conference website.