Benedict Garden Performance Awards

The 2015 Benedict Medal was awarded at the AHS Convention in Raleigh, North Carolina. The winner, which was chosen from the 2014 Award of Merit winners by Garden Performance Judges across the country, represents the best-of-the-best, the ultimate hosta. It is a hosta that performs well in gardens in all regions.

Benedict Garden Performance Medal 2015

H. Sum and Substance

H. 'Sum and Substance' (F. Shaw - 1980)

AHS members can use your Members Password to log in and read the 2015 Online Journal to view photos of all the Benedict Garden Performance Award of Merit and Honorable Mention winners.

Benedict Garden Performance Awards of Merit

  1. H. 'Abby' (P. Ruh)
  2. H. 'Blue Ice' (R. Benedict)
  3. H. 'Crumb Cake' (R. Solberg)
  4. H. 'Curly Fries' (R. Solberg)
  5. H. 'Dance With Me' (H. Hansen & Shady Oaks Nursery)
  6. H. 'Dancing Queen' (K. Terpening & A. Scheer)
  7. H. 'Dorset Blue' (E. Smith & P. Aden)
  8. H. 'Hanky Panky' (H. Hansen & Shady Oaks Nursery)
  9. H. 'Jack Of Diamonds' (R. Savory)
  10. H. 'Prairie Sky' (H. Hansen)

Benedict Garden Performance Honorable Mention Awards

  1. H. 'Awakening Angel' (F. Nyikos)
  2. H. 'Bedazzled' (D. Dean)
  3. H. 'Frozen Margarita' (R. Solberg)
  4. H. 'Indigo' (R. Savory)
  5. H. 'Orange Marmalade' (R. Solberg)
  6. H. 'Pewterware' (D. Dean)
  7. H. 'Pineapple Upsidedown Cake' (M. Zilis & R. Solberg)
  8. H. 'Rubies and Ruffles' (R. Goodwin)
  9. H. 'Spartan Arrow' (R. Goodwin)
  10. H. 'Sugar and Spice' (M. Zilis)
  11. H. 'Summer Breeze' (M. Zilis & J. Diesen)
  12. H. 'Tidewater' (M. Zilis)
  13. H. 'Victory' (M. Zilis & R. Solberg)
  14. H. 'World Cup' (D. Beilstein & M. Zilis)
  15. H. 'Worldly Treasure' (R. Goodwin)

For more information about this award, see the Benedict Garden Performance Medal page.

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