with Steve Hootman, Executive Director & Curator, Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden
Monday, August 15, 2022
Since 1992, Steve has worked at Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden in Federal Way, Washington. Having participated in or led over twenty expeditions into the remote regions of the world looking for rare and new taxa of rhododendrons and other plants, he is considered one of the world authorities on the genus Rhododendron. He is also an active collector, authority, and promoter of related Ericaceae including genera such as Vaccinium, Agapetes and Gaultheria.
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