APS Membership Info


You are invited to join!

Members receive The APS Bulletin, which is published quarterly and offers an in-depth look at all aspects of the peony for backyard gardeners, hybridizers, hobbyists, commercial growers and cutflower merchants. The APS Bulletin's advertisers provide source information for peony and garden purchases. Members also receive the annual Yearbook.

Other benefits include...

Contact with other peony devotees and local and regional society’s information. Use the APS Yearbook’s Membership Roster to locate members in your area.

Seed Distribution Program—A list of available seeds is published annually on the APS Website. For a nominal fee members may request the seeds of their choice.

An Annual Convention in various North American locations, featuring peony-related events and activities, such as, informative talks and discussions, garden tours, cutflower exhibits and a banquet followed by an auction.

APS acts as the International Cultivar Registration Authority for peonies. While supervising nomenclature and publishing checklists, the history of the peony is also maintained. Color photos of some new registrations are featured in The Bulletin.

Mailing AddressIndividual(s) & InstitutionsCommercial
1 year 3 years 5 years 10 years Per year
USA $25 $70 $115 $225 $40
Canada $35 $100 $165 $325 $50
All Other Countries $55 $160 $260 $515 $70

Dues are paid for January 1 - December 31 of any year.