The Perennial Plant Association is the place for you!


 PPA is the place for PERENNIAL PLANT PEOPLE! 
We host the National Symposium every year for our perennial plant people! 
Our symposium is the place to connect with your fellow perennial plant experts,
geeks, and enthusiasts. Be sure to check out our National Symposium page to learn more!  

The Perennial Plant Association is a trade association composed of growers, retailers, landscape designers and contractors, educators, and others that are professionally involved in the herbaceous perennial industry.


Connect with fellow perennial plant professionals through the website and join us for the National Symposium each summer and for Regional Symposia throughout the year!  The 2019 National Symposium is in Chicago, Illinois on July 28 - August 2 and features tours, dinners, education programming, and a trade show.  Click here for more information. 


Our Mission
The Perennial Plant Association connects professionals, provides education, and promotes perennial plants.


Our Vision

  • The PPA will attempt to embrace new technology and relevant research in all PPA education.
  • The PPA will be established as the most credible and reliable source of unbiased information.
  • The PPA will be an affordable organization built by a community of friendly and diverse professionals.
  • The PPA will actively pursue multi-generational participation for organizational enhancement.
  • The Perennial Plant Symposium and Regional Symposia will include the perennial industry's best presenters and most educationally innovative tours.
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