Thank you for your interest in joining the Perennial Plant Association (PPA)!




This is THE association for horticulture professionals, educators, and avid gardeners interested in the herbaceous perennial industry.


Please note that our membership year runs from Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.



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. Unfortunately, the 2020 National Symposium has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.  We will be back in Lancaster, PA in 2021.

For 2020, check out PPA: Virtual Edition!


Our Mission

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

Our Member Value Statement

Perennial Plant Association members will have access to:

  • Education & events
  • A community of perennial plant industry professionals
  • Information & promotional assistance supporting the Perennial Plant of the Year®
  • Regular communications about the association & horticulture industry
  • Industry expertise



Our membership year runs October 1-September 30.

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To download a membership application and fax or mail it back, click here.


Why Join?

  • Receive discounted registration to Perennial Plant Association events, including:
  • Participate in the renowned Perennial Plant of the Year® program that promotes the use of perennials through the selection of an outstanding perennial each year by voting membership.
  • Monthly PPA digital newsletter that keeps members informed of current events within the organization and the perennial industry.
  • Take advantage of online member search features, job board, and many other features on our website.



Give us a call at 888-440-3122! We’re always happy to talk! You can also email us at info at

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