Hosta Seed Growers (HSG) will hold a Hosta Seedling
Competition at the same time as the 2014 American Hosta Society
Convention in Cedar Rapids, IA, in the convention hotel.
attendees can enter hosta seedlings of their
own in the competition. There is a limit of 3 seedlings per Division
total of 15 seedlings per entrant. An entry fee of $5 will be charged
seedling. 50% of each fee will go towards funding future HSG Seedling
Competitions and 50% will go to Building A Dream In The Country.
will be set aside for AHS convention attendees to
view and vote on the seedlings. The votes will be tallied and winners
awarded prizes, after which the seedlings will be open to viewing again.
note that this is for hosta seedlings ONLY. There
is no category for hosta sports.)
The Hosta Seed Growers group is not affiliated with the American Hosta Society. Thanks
to the Harshbarger Hosta Society and the American
Hosta Society for allowing Hosta Seed Growers to hold the HSG Seedling
Competition at the same time as the 2014 AHS National Convention
To view the rules of the HSG Seedling Competition, click HERE
see a printable HSG Seedling Competition registration form, click HERE
Hosta Seed Growers
Hosta Seed Growers forum was started by Rod Kuenster
in 2007 to enable the exchange of information about all aspects of
and hosta seed growing. Rod is well known for his excellent work with
hostas. He has registered a number of his hybrids and many carry the
prefix. His streaked breeding plants and seed from them are highly
Seed Growers Forum is
open to all who wish to learn more about hosta hybridizing and the
hosta seed. The forum has members from across the United States and
well as Europe and New Zealand.
members enjoy spending time together at AHS and
MRHS conventions, Hosta College, the Winter Scientific Meeting, and
meetings, and they share those experiences on the forum with members
unable to attend. Close friendships have been formed by many active in