HCSS Show and Sale

The HCSS Show and Sale is held annually to showcase member's high quality and unusual plants. It includes a judged show, plant sales by vendors from a number of areas and educational displays.





The 2016 show took place September 10th and 11th at the Metropolitan Multi-Service Center on West Gray.
Winning plants from the 2015 Show


Best Cactus Best Succulent

Mammillaria gemnispina (long form)
Josie Watts

Gasteria hybrid “Armstrongii x Bayeri”
Richard Stamper

Best of Show Best Novice Plant

Euphorbia francoisii
Richard Stamper

Ariocarpus retusus v. scapharostroides
Chelsea Tanner

Best collections Best Artistic Display

Adenium obesum, Operculicarya decaryi, Portulacaria afra
Daryl Rebrovich

Fockea edulis
Richard Stamper

Educational Display

Liliana Cracraft


More Show plants and displays

Special Awards
From this year on the best cactus will receive the new Leroy Kellogg plaque. The old plaque, the Dick Gregg award, will be given to Leroy Kellogg, as he won it in most years.
Richard Stamper unveiling the new plaque for best cactus, the Leroy Kellogg Award, with Leroy Kellogg. Leroy Kellogg receiving the old plaque for best cactus, the Dick Gregg Award.
Richard Stamper being presented with Life Membership at HCSS.
Photos by Karla Halpaap-Wood