New England American Hosta Society Promotion

2024 American Hosta Society Convention

“A Whale of a Time in New England”

Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel

June 18-22, 2024 • Marlborough, MA

Garden Tours • Accredited Hosta Show • New England Clambake & BBQ • Vendors

Taste of New England • Welcome Reception • Speakers • Workshops • Judges Bootcamp

Plenty of “classic” New England Hosta-tality

Optional Day “Experience Boston”

New England Seedling & Sport Competition

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2025 American Hosta Society Convention

“Hosta Double Feature”

Jointly sponsored by the American Hosta Society
and the Midwest Regional Hosta Society
Hosted by the Central Illinois Hosta Society

Par-A-Dice Hotel – June 5-7, 2025 – East Peoria, IL

Garden Tours – Accredited Hosta Show -Vendors – Live and Silent Auctions –  Educational Speakers
Hosta Seed Growers Seedling Competition

Gift Hosta is Hosta ‘Prairieland Memories’

Optional Thursday evening at Hornbaker Gardens
Garden Center – Arboretum – Botanic Garden

 Classic Midwest Hosta-tality

Registration opens June 25, 2024

Previous AHS National Conventions

Year

Location & Theme

2024

Marlborough, MA | "A Whale of a Time in New England"

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Old North Church' and H. 'Madison'

2023

Ames, IA | "Fields of Hosta Dreams"

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Iowa Dreaming'

2022

Brooklyn Park, MN | 'Hosta Vision 2022'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Phoenix Feathers'

2021

Kalamazoo, MI (Virtual) | 'Hosta Smitten in the Mitten'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Silly String'

2020

Postponed

Gift Plant(s): n/a

2019

Green Bay, WI | 'Hostaffinity — Friends. Foliage. Forever.'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Golden Harmony' and H. 'Friends Forever'

2018

Philadelphia, PA | 'Phifty in Philly'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'The Big Five-Oh'

2017

Indianapolis, IN | 'Hosta Hysteria!'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Indy Fan Favorite' and H. 'Hoosier Hysteria'

2016

St. Louis, MO | 'Gateway to the Gardens'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Gateway Arch' and H. 'Honey Bee'

2015

Raleigh, NC | 'Back to the Future'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Carolina Keepsake'

2014

Cedar Rapids, IA | 'Czech It Out!'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Czech It Out'

2013

Milwaukee, WI | 'Escape to Wisconsin'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'The High Life' and H. 'The Fonz'

2012

Nashville, TN | 'Hostas, Friends & Music'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Delona's Smile'

2011

Marlborough, MA | 'Hostas & Heritage'

Gift Plant(s): H. Mayflower Moon'

2010

Bloomington, MN | 'Stars of the North'

Gift Plant(s): Various MN hybridizer plants

2009

Lansing, MI | 'Great Gardens, Great Friends'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Amazing Grace'

2008

St. Louis, MO | 'Meet Me in St. Louis'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Spirit of St. Louis'

2007

Indianapolis, IN | 'The Greatest Spectacle in Hosta'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Indy Finish Line' and H. 'Indy Parade Lap' and H. Indy Winner's Circle'

2006

Philadelphia, PA | 'Hostas by Design'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Designer Genes'

2005

Cleveland, OH | 'Hosta Heartland'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Miki'

2004

Des Moines, IA | 'A Shady Affair'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Shady Affair'

2003

Washington, DC | 'A Monumental Moment'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Fallen Angel'

2002

Spokane, WA | 'Northwest Textures'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Northwest Textures'

2001

Raleigh-Durham, NC | '2001 A Hosta Odd-yssey

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Carolina Sunshine' and H. 'Party Favor'

2000

Minneapolis, MN | 'Northern Delights'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Blue Chip'

1999

Jackson, MI | 'Encore'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Encore'

1998

Peoria, IL | 'Prairieland Memories'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Prairieland Memories'

1997

Indianapolis, IN | 'Hoosier Homecoming'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Hoosier Homecoming'

1996

Portland, OR | 'Pacific Interlude'

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1995

Washington, DC | 'A Capital Event'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Potomac Pride'

1994

Atlanta, GA | 'Southern Hospitality'

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1993

Cedar Rapids, IA | 'The Silver Anniversary Tour'

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1992

Columbus, OH | 'Discover Columbus'

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1991

Raleigh, NC | 'Springtime in Carolina'

Gift Plant(s): H. 'Raleigh Remembrance'

1990

Minneapolis, MN

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1989

Indianapolis, IN | 'Back Home Again in Indiana'

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1988

Jackson, MI

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1987

Wilmington, DE | 'Sharing'

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1986

Columbus, OH

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1985

Chesterland, OH

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1984

Birmingham, AL

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1983

Long Island, NY | 'Mini Meeting'

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1982

Raleigh, NC

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1981

Iowa City, IA | 'Mini Meeting'

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1980

Minneapolis, MN

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1979

Long Island, NY

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1978

Charlotte, NC

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1977

Minneapolis, MN

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1976

Mansfield, OH

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1975

N/A | Regionals Organized Individual Events

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1974

Long Island, NY

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1973

Omaha, NE

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1972

Minneapolis, MN

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1971

Mansfield, OH

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1970

Des Moines, IA

Gift Plant(s): n/a

1969

Long Island, NY | Roslyn

Gift Plant(s): n/a

April 24, 1968

Swathmore, PA (16 members)

Gift Plant(s): n/a