2024 Southeastern Plant Symposium

2024 Southeastern Plant Symposium and Rare Plant Auction

Join fellow plantaholics, plant geeks, nurserymen, gardeners, and horticulturists to rethink and reinvigorate modern landscapes. We're talking plants outside our backdoors to plants around the world, low input but high impact performers, super-functional and beautiful, native to rare and unusual. Do not miss this two-day deep dive into what's new and exciting in the plant world.

The 2024 Southeastern Plant Symposium will be two days of incredible, intense programs for plant lovers with a focus on herbaceous perennials.

For registrants attending the symposium, Juniper Level Botanic Garden and Plant Delights Nursery will be open for visiting and shopping on Thursday, June 6 from 8:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday, June 9 from 8:00am to Noon. ET

  • Friday, June 7, 2024 – 9:00 am4:45 pm
  • Friday, June 7, 2024 – 6:00 pm8:30 pm - Optional Evening Dinner and Presentation
  • Saturday, June 8, 2024 – 9:00 am–4:30 pm


Registration is now open for the symposium and optional Friday night dinner and presentation. To attend the Friday night dinner, please make sure to select the dinner and presentation option during registration.


Advance registration is required. Please register online using the JCRA registration e-store (in-person program and online program). Registration is limited and is considered complete when payment is received.

Full Schedule, Speaker list and Presentations available here.


Check out our speakers and schedule from previous years:

2023 Southeast Plant Symposium and Rare Plant Auction

2022 Southeast Plant Symposium and Rare Plant Auction

2021 Southeast Plant Symposium and Rare Plant Auction

2019 Southeast Plant Symposium and Rare Plant Auction