The Hawaii Export Nursery Association is excited to host the 2017 Aloha Plantscape Awards, which commends the plantscape community for their exemplary use of Hawaii-grown tropical potted foliage in design and installation (does not need to be 100% Hawaiian plants).
The 2017 APA submission period has now closed, but please participate in next year’s 2018 Aloha Plantscape Awards to win a free trip to Hawaii!
Emma Galvez | Ambius
The Palace Hotel, San Francisco
Gary Cramer | Director of Horticulture, Wynn Encore
- Roundtrip Airfare to Kona-Kailua, Hawaii for One to Attend 2017 Hawaii MIDPAC;
- 3-Nights Hotel Accommodations at the Mauna Lani Bay Hotel & Bungalows (August 2nd to 5th, 2017);
- 2017 Hawaii MIDPAC Registration for One, including:
- Nursery Bus Tour
- Welcome Party
- MIDPAC Horticultural Conference & Expo
- Networking Reception
- Aloha Breakfast
- Award Announcement and Acceptance Ceremony at the 2017 Hawaii MIDPAC Horticultural Conference & Expo;
- Award recognition and photo publication of the winning installation on the HENA Website.
Submission Period: January 16th, 2017 – May 31st, 2017
Aloha Plantscape Award Notification by Telephone: June 15th, 2017
Award Ceremony at 2017 Hawaii MIDPAC: Thursday, August 3rd, 2017, to Saturday, August 5th, 2017
Judging will be conducted by HENA’s Board of Directors, a board of Hawaii tropical plant professionals elected annually by HENA’s member organization. Entry submissions will be judged against each other based upon the following criteria:
- Design use of Hawaii-grown tropical potted foliage displayed in the photograph and described in the written submission;
- The amount and variety of Hawaii-grown tropical potted foliage used in the installation (entry submissions do not need to be 100% Hawaiian plants);
- Completion of the Aloha Plantscape Award Entry Form (please do not disclose any client information protected by Non-Disclosure Agreements).
- There are no entrance fees.
- Enter the 2017 Aloha Plantscape Awards by submitting an Online Entry Form.
- Submissions do not need to be 100% Hawaiian plants but must include at least one verifiable Hawaii-grown tropical potted foliage species listed in Aloha Plantscape Award Eligible Tropical Potted Foliage below.
- Acceptable installations may be of either interiorscape or landscape use (including in- ground installations).
- There is no limit to the amount of entries an individual or company may submit, as long as each entry is a unique submission with an individual entry form and has not been published or awarded anywhere previously.
- Submissions must be designed and / or installed by the entrant individual or company. If you partnered with another designer / company, please include them on the entry form.
- All design competition entries must be completed and submitted electronically by May 31st, 2017 through HENA’s Online Entry Form.
- At least two and up to five digital photographs of each submission is allowed.
- Photographs must be in .tif, .jpg, or .png format and may not exceed 2 megabytes in size per file.
|Bamboo||Dracaena Hawaiian Lotus||Dracaena Waikiki|
|Banana Tree||Dracaena Hilo Girl||Dracaena Warneckii|
|Birds of Paradise||Dracaena Janet Craig||Dracaena Warneckii Jumbo|
|Black Ming||Dracaena Janet Craig Compacta||Foxtail Palm|
|Bromeliads||Dracaena Karen ™||Kentia Palm|
|Caryota Mitis / Fishtail Palm||Dracaena Lisa ™||Philodendron|
|Chamaedorea Cataractarum Palm||Dracaena Marginata||Phoenix Roebelenii / Date Palm|
|Chamaedorea Elegans Palm||Dracaena Marginata Colorama||Pinanga Coronata (Blunt Leaf)|
|Chamaedorea Falcifera Palm||Dracaena Massangeana||Polyscia Fruticosa / Ming Aralia|
|Chamaedorea Neanthebella Palm||Dracaena Mauna Kea ™||Pritchardia Hildebrandii|
|Chamaedorea Seifrizii Palm||Dracaena Michiko ™||Red Sealing Wax Palm|
|Cycads||Dracaena Ohé||Rhapis Excelsa Palm|
|Cycas Revoluta / Sago Palm||Dracaena Pele ™||Rhapis Multifida Palm|
|Dracaena Arborea||Dracaena Randy ™||Schefflera Amate|
|Dracaena Fragrans||Dracaena Ruth Luka||Schefflera Arboricola|
|Dracaena Gold Star||Dracaena Santa Rosa||Spindle Palm|
|Dracaena Haka||Dracaena Song of India||Triangle Palm|
|Dracaena Hawaii Girl||Dracaena Song of Jamaica||Veitchia|