If you really love penstemons, join the American Penstemon Society. As a member you will receive periodic colorful bulletins, the privilege of participation in terrific annual seed exchanges, and the opportunity to join other members on field trips to great penstemon (and other wildflower) sites. Learn more about penstemons! Members have access to library, slide collection, special publications, and opportunities.  Information about donation opportunities follows membership information at the bottom of this page.  Online payment modules are on the left side of this page.  Scroll down to see all three.

Yearly dues are $25.00 (USA/Canada) and $40.00 (elsewhere). These amounts reflect the dues per year per family.  We also offer students memberships at $5.00/year and Lifetime memberships at a price of $250.00. You may sign up for THREE years for the price of two years!  MEMBERSHIP DUES INCREASED JANUARY 1, 2019

To join send your dues with with your name, address, and email address to:

Beth Corbin, Membership Secretary
PO Box 52
Marsing, ID 83639
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We do not share email addresses.  Online payments may be made using Master Card, Visa, or PayPal

You may make online DOMESTIC (USA/Canada) payments by using the drop down menu on the right. Please include your contact information when completing the form so that we may update our membership roster. USA Citizens; Because the American Penstemon Society is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, all donations and memberships are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Unless otherwise specified no goods or services were received for this donation.  If you are not a resident of either Canada or USA, please use the International payment option on the left if you choose to use the online payment method. Please include your contact information when completing the form so that we may update our membership roster.

 Mail In Form

If you prefer not to use the online membership options, we offer a form that can be downloaded, completed, and mailed to the Membership Chair.  Click here to download the form


The American Penstemon Society is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization and donations are tax deductible.  There is no obligation, explicit or implicit, to make a donation.  All donations are specifically earmarked for the APS Special Projects Program. The purpose of the APS Special Projects Program is to stimulate activities that promote knowledge and appreciation of Penstemons. The Society is particularly interested in funding projects that:

1) Promote conservation of Penstemon species in the wild, especially rare or sensitive ones, through understanding of factors that affect their survival, or

2) Promote appreciation for the diversity and beauty of Penstemons in wild and domestic landscapes, through horticultural research, dissemination of information of interest to gardeners, or the construction or enhancement of educational display gardens.

The American Penstemon Society thanks you for your donation!  You will receive an email confirmation if you donate online.  Save that confirmation for your tax statement.  If your preference is to mail in a donation, click here to download the form


The American Penstemon Society BY-LAWS can be viewed here


2020-2021 APS Board of Directors

  • President - Andi Wolfe
  • Vice-President - Randy Tatroe
  • Treasurer - Lupita Wesseler
  • Secretary - Cindy Reed
  • Membership Chair - Beth Corbin
  • Rick Wesseler - SeedEx
  • Newsletter - Ginny Maffitt
  • Newsletter - Martha Dibblee
  • Bulletins - Stephen Love
  • Member at Large - Mikel Stevens
  • Member at Large - Bob Pennington
  • Web Admin - Hugh Mac Millan
  • Web Admin - Matt Robbins