Benedict Garden Performance Awards

The 2021 Benedict Medal was awarded at the AHS virtual convention in Michigan. The winner received the most votes from cultivars that advanced to the Benedict category by member of the American Hosta Society. It is a hosta that performs well in gardens in all regions.

The winner, H. 'Rainbow's End' (H. Hansen - 2005) for 2021 is pictured below.

Benedict Garden Performance Medal 2021

Hosta 'Rainbow's End'- 2021 Benedict Garden Performance Medal Winner

H. 'Rainbow's End' (H. Hansen - 2005)

AHS members can use your Members Password to log in and read the 2021 Online Journal when it is published to view photos of all the Benedict Garden Performance Award of Merit and Honorable Mention winners.

Benedict Garden Performance Awards of Merit

  1. H. 'Katie Q' (M. Zilis - 2003)
  2. H. 'Mango Salsa' (R. Solberg - 2011)
  3. H. 'Pandora's Box' (H. Hansen/Shady Oaks Nursery - 1996)
  4. H. 'Vulcan' (H. Hansen/Shady Oaks Nursery - 2007)

Benedict Garden Performance Honorable Mention Awards

  1. H. 'Beet Salad' (R. Solberg - 2009)
  2. H. 'Coast to Coast' (O. Petryszyn/H. Hansen - 2014)
  3. H. 'Dark Shadows' (H. Hansen - 2004)
  4. H. 'Fruit Punch' (D. Dean - 1999)
  5. H. 'Great Arrival' (M. Zilis/A. Summers - 2003)
  6. H. 'Hollywood Lights' (H. Hansen - 2005)
  7. H. 'Hush Puppie' (T. Avent - 2005)
  8. H. 'Plum Pudding' (R. Solberg - 2011)

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

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