Dick and Karol Emmerich’s Springwood Gardens
Dick and Karol Emmerich’s Springwood Gardens sits high on a wind-swept hill overlooking the Minnesota River Valley. It features a one-room schoolhouse, woodlands, wetlands, a shipping building, greenhouse, and handicapped accessible concrete walkways throughout. Bronze sculptures serve as companions to the daylilies. Karol is a full-time hybridizer and has introduced 126 cultivars. Karol has received 22 Honorable Mention (HM) Awards and two Awards of Merit (AM) from the American Hemerocallis Society for her daylilies. ‘Heartbeat of Heaven’ received an AM in 2010 and ‘Intelligent Design’ received an AM in 2011. ‘Entwined in the Vine’ was the top vote winner for HMs in 2011. ‘Storm Shelter’ and ‘Handwriting on the Wall’ also won HMs in 2011. In 2010, ‘Man of Sorrows’, ‘Blood Sweat and Tears’, ‘King of the Ages’, ‘Lake of Fire’ received HMs. Visit Springwood Gardens at www.springwoodgardens.com.
Springwood Gardens is the site of the AHS Region 1 Seedling Competition Bed. Be sure to cast your vote for your favorite seedling while at Springwood!
Attendees to this Convention will each receive a Karol Emmerich daylily introduction!
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