(6-22-19) The 2019 Eunice Fisher Distinguished Hybridizer Merit Award went to Jeroen Linneman from Holland. Known for his Hosta Valley lines.
Listen to the presentation below to hear his many accomplishments
The Eunice Fisher Distinguished Hybridizer Merit Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievement in hosta hybridizing to a member of the Society who has truly advanced the genus Hosta.
Eunice Fisher Distinguished Eunice Fisher Hybridizer Merit Award Distinguished Merit Hosta Mildred Seaver 2006 H. 'Sea Fire' Mary Chastain 2007 H. 'Lakeside Cupcake' Robert M. Solberg 2008 H. ‘Ginsu Knife’ William/Eleanor Lachman 2009 H. 'Robert Frost' Dick Ward 2010 H. 'Fat Cat' Bob Kuk 2011 H. 'Van Wade' Dr. Kevin Vaughn 2012 H. 'Christmas Tree' Olga Petryszyn 2013 H. 'Brother Stefan' Dr. Jim Wilkins 2014 H. 'Wolverine' Tony Avent 2015 H. 'Branching Out' Don Dean 2016 H. 'Pure Intentions' Dr Douglas Beilstein 2017 H. 'Cup of Grace' Bev and Dave Stegeman 2018 H. 'Midnight Oil' Jeroen Linneman 2019 H. 'Valley's Pavlova'