The Alpine Garden Club (AGCBC) has approximately 200 members in 16 countries, half of whom live in British Columbia, Canada, the remainder reside in other parts of North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

The objectives of our club are:

  • To promote the propagation and display of plants suitable for the alpine garden and alpine house, rare and unusual species of hardy plants, trees, shrubs and ferns, plants suitable for the art of bonsai.
  • To promote an interest in the native plants of British Columbia and their preservation.

 Information on the history of the club can be found HERE.  Visit AGC-BC on FACEBOOK

Take a tour of our 2020 VIRTUAL SPRING SHOW


Meetings of the Alpine Garden Club of BC are usually held on the second Wednesday of the month at VanDusen Gardens, Floral Hall, 37th and Oak, Vancouver. Doors open at 7:00. 

The AGCBC meeting starts at 7:30 with a short business meeting followed by a pot show, coffee and treats, speaker’s presentation and raffle (raffle table contributions generously donated by our members)

Check out our Mountain Flora Hikes site

The Alpine Garden Club of BC maintains a companion website that shows where to find alpine flowers in the mountains. Over 50 one-day hikes are featured in the mountains of Western North America, Alps, Pyrenees and the Andes.  Click on for alpine flower photos and information on access and routes.










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Pink Mountain Biodiversity RESEARCH Initiative






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Darts Hill Garden

Completion.jpgIn the spring of 2012, a combined work party of the AGCBC and the Darts Hill Conservancy Trust society completed renovation of an alpine garden bed at Darts Hill more...




Lewisia rediviva is a dryland plant of the British Columbia Interior. It can be seen near Highway 3 on Mount Kobau, west of Osoyoos. The best time to see Lewisia rediviva is on a cloudless day in the first week of June. The flowers of Lewisia rediviva will open more when it is warm and sunny. In some years the main flowering may be slightly earlier or later depending on the spring conditions that year.