This Year’s AHS Online Auction
Welcome to this year’s event. This auction is run like many that you may be familiar with from the past. It has some changes from previous AHS Online Auctions. Be sure to read all information carefully.
Note: all bidding closes on the same date for this auction but time of closing varies for each item posted! The 5-minute of no bid following the posted closing time for each item will apply again this year! The official winners will be posted following the close of all items. Please ignore ALL other messages that may indicate otherwise!
General Navigation: You may navigate to any one of the anchor pages from any page using the links in the box at the bottom of each page. [You must be registered to submit a bid.]
ADDING an item (plant or otherwise) will be done by the Auction Administrator. You will not be able to submit an item yourself due to changes in the software being used. To do so, send an email to Don Dean at email@example.com. Entitle ALL correspondence “AHS Online Auction” in the subject bar to ensure that your mail does not get lost in the spam! Include a title and brief paragraph describing your donation. Check out this model for ideas.
Plant name (hybridizer, year or NR) description stating general clump shape and size, leave, and any history or outstanding characteristics making it something to be coveted; amount or size of the division to be sent; when able to send; any terms (if any).
H. ‘My Prize’ (Dean, NR - pending) This compact, vase shaped mounding plant has both gold and gray-green streaks on an intense blue, round, puckered leaf. This makes a small to medium, vigorous grower. Easily fertile with an incredible pedigree [(Dorset Clown) x Sunpower] x Salute! Imagine the next generation! A mature OS division will be sent. Fall or spring delivery is available.
PICTURES, PICTURES, PICTURES are crucial for most of this type of plant to gain the attention they warrant. Take one and send it along with your commitment to donate a plant. We can work with digital images, preferably jpg format, sent via Email.
All plants you have enjoyed will probably strike a spark of interest in someone else’s mind. Highly coveted, rare, hard to find, good breeding stock, and new breeders from your breeding program are being sought. Originator stock of plants often bring a good bid. Consider collections of plants with a theme: ‘Moon,’ ‘Tiaras,’ gold centered, from a particular hybridizer, plants which you think make a good group planting, etc.
Donor portion of auction rules:
DONATIONS … Donations will be accepted up to 72 hours prior to the close of auction. Donations may be added to the items available list throughout the duration of the auction. Bidders will need to keep visiting the site for the latest listings. DONORS … Donors are responsible for shipping the plant (contiguous states, U.S.A., addresses only) or delivering the plant to the next hosta society event at which both donor and high bidder will be present. This is to be arranged and agreeable by both parties.
Anything other than US-to-US delivery must be clearly noted in the item description, and unless clearly stated will be the responsibility of the winning bidder. This includes the cost of phytosanitary certificates for international shipment, as well as higher shipping costs. Note: all bidding closes on the same date for this auction but time of closing varies for each item posted!
Note: all bidding closes on the same date for this auction but time of closing varies for each item posted!
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