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Welcome to The Southeastern Palm Society!

Since its founding in 1992, the Southeastern Palm Society has been a friendly and respected source of advice on how to grow palms and other subtropical plants in the Southeastern United States. A non-profit organization, SPS organizes quarterly meetings at some of the most interesting public and private gardens in the Southeast; publishes a quarterly journal, Southeastern Palms, and the specialty books Hardy Palms for the Southeast and Hardy Citrus for the Southeast. Membership is open to all. SPS is the north-of-Florida chapter of the renowned International Palm Society.

Become a Member Today!
  • Three electronic issues of The Southeastern Palms Journal
  • Access to digital copies of previous journal issues (Coming Soon!)
  • Access member-only forums
  • Trade plants with other members
  • Access to seed bank
  • Access the members-only chat room
Palmetto - South Carolina
SPS Summer Meeting *Updated*

Tony Avent will host the Southeastern Palm Society’s summer meeting at Plant Delights Nursery at the wonderful Juniper Level Botanic Garden in Raleigh, North Carolina. The meeting will begin at 9:15 am on Saturday, August 9, 2014. It will be a day of palm and subtropical wonder you won’t want to miss!

  • 9:15AM - Meet at the Plant Delights Education Center for the History of Plant Delights Nursery and Juniper Level Botanic Garden and slide show
  • 10.00 am Explore Juniper Level Botanic Garden on your own
  • 11.00 am General meeting at the Patio Garden
  • Noon Lunch provided by PDN (register in advance by August 1st, see e-mail address below)
  • 12.45 pm Guided tour of the palm collections
  • 2.00 pm Guided tour of the succulent collections

Plant Delights Nursery and the Juniper Level Botanic Garden will be open to SPS members and guests from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm.


Plant Delights is providing SPS members and their guests with lunch. Advance registration is required so that everyone can be included. Just send an e-mail titled “SPS Meeting” with your name and the number in your party to visit@plantdeslights.com no later than August 1st, 2014.

Plant Delights is located at 9241 Sauls Road, Raleigh NC 27603. Visit Plant Delights online at www.plantdelights.com and Juniper Level Botanic Garden at www.juniperlevelbotanicgarden.org. Parking is available on the property and insect repellant is recommended. And consider devoting time that weekend to visit to nearby Jaycee Park, the site of an old Sabal ‘Birmingham’, Pullen Park, the North Carolina State Fairgrounds and the J.C. Raulston Arboretum.