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1 Anderson, K.1Indiana 
2 Balitewicz, Bob63IndianaBob Balitewicz (1936-2014) known as "Indiana Bob" was introduced to the hobby by fellow Hoosier, Bill Brincka.
3 Brincka, Wm8IndianaWilliam “Bill” Brincka (1927-2001) was a retired professor of Sculpture and Design who lived in Michigan City, Indiana. The home and gardens developed by Bill and Basil Cross are now part of the Porter County Parks and Recreation Department and are called the Brincka Cross Gardens.
4 Butler, Dick5IndianaDick Butler and Dr Jamie Street are hosta hybridizers from Indiana. Their hosta introductions have names starting with the phrase, “Jipson Place”.
5 Coffman, Lori1Indiana 
6 Crabb, Scott3Indiana 
7 Crockett, Clyde22IndianaClyde Crockett is a hybridizer from Indiana who is a past editor of The Hosta Journal and was awarded the Alex J. Summers Distinguished Merit Award in 1997.
8 Dove, Bill2Indiana 
9 Dove, Wanda2Indiana 
10 Fox, Bob11IndianaBob Fox owns Fox Hosta Farm in Lowell, Indiana and has served as President of the Northwest Indiana Hosta Society.
11 Fox, G.3Indiana 
12 Gaede, Carel1Indiana 
13 Gaede, Susan1Indiana 
14 Goodwin, Randy239IndianaRetired teacher who is active in the Indianapolis Hosta Society. His garden has been included on 3 National Conventions of The American Hosta Society.
15 Hack, J.1Indiana 
16 Harstad, Carolyn3IndianaCarolyn Harstad (1936-2018) was a co-founder of the Indianapolis Hosta Society and the Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society. She was the author of 3 books on the use of native plants.
17 Indianapolis Hosta Society2Indiana 
18 Kamp, Gayle10IndianaGayle Kamp (1916-2012) was a member of the Indianapolis Hosta Society.
19 Knall, Ann1Indiana 
20 McAfee, D.1Indiana 
21 Miller, Dorothy1Indiana 
22 Miller, Lynda1Indiana 
23 Miller, Roger1Indiana 
24 Myers, D.1Indiana 
25 Nyikos, Frank41IndianaFrank Nyikos has been owner of Walnut Grove Nursery in Indiana since 1990.
26 Pauley, Olive1IndianaOlive Alice Pauley (1910-1992) from Michigan City, Indiana was one of the earliest hosta enthusiasts. She was one of the founding members of The American Hosta Society in 1968.
27 Pedrick, Sandra1Indiana 
28 Petryszyn, Olga35IndianaOlga Petryszyn is an acclaimed hosta hybridizer from Indiana who is known as "The Hosta Lady".
29 Pope, Irene1Indiana 
30 Ragland, Butch3Indiana 
31 Remschneider, Mary Kay1Indiana 
32 Scott, Barbara1Indiana 
33 Simpers, Lucille38IndianaLucille (1902-1990) was an early hosta pioneer and hybridizer from Indiana.
34 Skaggs, Brian45IndianaBrian (1948-2011) and Virginia Skaggs of Indiana are, perhaps, best known for introducing the classic cultivar H. ‘Empress Wu’ which was noted as the largest hosta available at the time of its introduction. They were early members of the Fraternal Order of Seedy Fellows hosta hybridizing group.
35 Skaggs, Virginia45IndianaBrian (1948-2011) and Virginia Skaggs of Indiana are, perhaps, best known for introducing the classic cultivar H. ‘Empress Wu’ which was noted as the largest hosta available at the time of its introduction. They were early members of the Fraternal Order of Seedy Fellows hosta hybridizing group.
36 Soules, Clarence7IndianaMarjorie (1926-2006) and Clarence (1918-2005) Soules were the owners of Soules Gardens in Indiana.
37 Soules, Marjorie23IndianaMarjorie (1926-2006) and Clarence (1918-2005) Soules were the owners of Soules Gardens in Indiana.
38 Stegeman, Bev26IndianaBev and Dave Stegeman from Indiana began hybridizing hostas after attending a program by noted hybridizer, Olga Petryszyn in 1996. They are members of the Fraternal Order of Seedy Fellows and the Ed Elslager Hybridizing Group. In 2018, they were awarded the Eunice Fisher Distinguished Hybridizer Merit Award by The American Hosta Society.
39 Stegeman, Dave26IndianaBev and Dave Stegeman from Indiana began hybridizing hostas after attending a program by noted hybridizer, Olga Petryszyn in 1996. They are members of the Fraternal Order of Seedy Fellows and the Ed Elslager Hybridizing Group. In 2018, they were awarded the Eunice Fisher Distinguished Hybridizer Merit Award by The American Hosta Society.
40 Street, Dr Jamie5IndianaDick Butler and Dr Jamie Street are hosta hybridizers from Indiana. Their hosta introductions have names starting with the phrase, “Jipson Place”.
41 Stygall, Patsy15IndianaPatsy Stygall (1940-2019) was a hosta enthusiast from Indiana.
42 Taylor, Richard1Indiana 
43 Thompson, Steve3IndianaThornhaven Nursery in Indiana
44 Whitmore, Bob8IndianaBob Whitmore (1938-2017) was a retired art teacher from Indiana.

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