American Hosta Society

2023 National Convention

June 7 – 10 | Ames, IA

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The Nation’s Largest Hosta Event

The American Hosta Society 2023 national convention is organized by a group of hosta enthusiasts in central Iowa, with support from the American Hosta Society, the Russ O’Harra Hosta Society, the Midwest Regional Hosta Society, and the Harshbarger Hosta Society. We are excited to have you join us to celebrate the friendship plant and to share our passion for gardening.

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The American Hosta Society annually holds a multi-day event that is packed-full of activities for all.

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Attendees get a chance to tour multiple private and/or public gardens; attend educational seminars; compete in the accredited Hosta Show; attend Hosta Judges Clinics; shop vendors featuring the latest and greatest hosta additions, companion plants, or garden-themed accessories; bid in the AHS auction for that unique “must have” hosta; and best of all, get together with old friends and make new ones in Hostatality. In addition, the AHS Board of Directors meets, the annual business meeting is held, and annual awards are presented.

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