Convention – Regional

September 15-16, 2017

“Shady University”

The 2017 Dixie Regional Hosta Society convention, hosted by Georgia Hosta Society, will be held in Peachtree City, GA. Learn about new developments in hostas as well as other shade companion plants. Speakers include Rob Mortko of Made in the Shade Gardens, Bob Solberg of Greenhill Hostas, Mark Maher of Flowerwood Nursery (distributors of Encore Azaleas, Southern Living Collection Plants, Proven Winners plants and other plant material to Southeastern nurseries), and more.  Activities include informal garden tours, plant sales, DRHS photo contest,  live auction and silent auction.

Complete information is here.

Daily Schedule is here.

2017 Dixie Registration Form Make sure you register early. Late fee applies after Aug. 1, 2017.

Location:  Crowne Plaza SW Hotel Conference Center Mention you are with Dixie Regional Hosta Society for group rate of $109 per night plus applicable taxes. The group rate applies to stays on September 14th, 15th and 16th .


May 31- June 2, 2018

The 2018 Dixie Regional Hosta Society Convention will be held in  Clarksville, TN.


June 2-4, 2016

The 2016 Dixie Region convention was hosted by the Hosta Society of North Alabama in Madison, Alabama (near Huntsville). Highlights included car tours of 4 local gardens, a buffet lunch follwed by 2 speakers on June 3 and a bus tour of 5 gardens with a catered lunch at Lake Guntersville followed by a dinner banquet buffet  with a speaker on June 4.  With  vending and both silent and live auctions the 80+ attendees had a great time and were very appreciative to the hard work of the Hosta Society of North Alabama.

JUNE 18 – 20, 2015

The 2015 Dixie Regional Hosta Society convention was held in conjunction with the 2015 National convention in Raleigh, NC.  Members met at 6:00 pm on June 19.

MAY 30 – 31, 2014

The 2014 Dixie Regional Hosta Society convention was hosted by Bob and Nancy Solberg in Wake Forest, North Carolina (near Raleigh).  Highlights included visits to the Solberg garden and nursery, Green Hill Farm, the State Farmers Market and gardens in Wake Forest.

There was a lively “Auction” and a lineup of speakers that enriched the participant’s hosta knowledge!

Thanks to all who worked to make the 2014 Regional convention a success.

Pictures from the 2014 regional convention.


Learn about hostas and how they do best in our southern climate.

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