Gold Medal Award

The SAF Gold Medal Award is awarded by the Society to the originator or introducer of a widely distributed plant or flower that has become established as an outstanding product of significant horticultural and commercial value. This award may not be given for any plant or flower within five years of its dissemination.


Gold Medal Award Recipients

2018 – Blair Winner

2017 – No Award Given

2016 – No Award Given

2015 -No Award Given

2014 -David Clark, Ph.D.

2013 -No Award Given

2012 – No Award Given

2011 – John Dolan

2010 – Forese Salviati

2009 – Jan van der Wereld (posthumously)

2008 – No Award Given

2007 – Henk van Dam

2006 – Peter Ullrich

2004 – Peter Hannaford

2003 – Raymond Oglesby

2002 – Paul Ecke, Jr.

2001 – Calvin Hayashi

2000 – Nic Zonneveld

1999 – Holtkamp Greenhouses, Inc.

1998 – No Award Given

1997 – Carl Fischer

1996 – J. Robert Oglevee

1995 – E.G. Hill Company

1994 – Glenn Goldsmith, Claude Hope

1993 – Fred Berhard Winkler, William Warriner (posthumously)

1992 – Paul Ecke, Sr.

1989 – Grace Mack

1988 – Henry Motzkau, Bob Coward

1984 – Leonard Shoesmith

1983 – W. Pomeroy Thomson

1980 – William Duffett

1979 – Kent McDaniels

1978 – James Vosters

1977 – Irwin’s Greenhouses

1969 – Mikkelsen, Inc.

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