Most Outstanding Spider

Harris Olson Spider Award

Annual award voted for the most outstanding spider. A spider is a flower whose petal length is four times the petal width or more- a ratio of 4.0:1 or greater.  Voted by Garden Judges.

 

(Go to bottom of page for link to spreadsheet with votes by region for all 2020 Cultivar Awards and Runners Up)

Harris Olson Spider

Award Winners

Black Arrowhead
2020
71 Votes
(Roberts-N) Black Arrowhead Runner up: Incy Wincy Spider (Herrington-T, 2009) 48 Votes
Journey To Oz
2019
81 Votes
(Herrington-K) Journey To Oz Runner up: 'Black Arrowhead' (Roberts-N) 46 Votes
Mascara Snake
2018
91 Votes
(Bachman) Mascara Snake Runner Up: 'Black Arrowhead' (Roberts, N.) 70 Votes
Banana Pepper Spider
2017
61 Votes
(Herrington-H.) Banana Pepper Spider Runner Up: 'Black Arrowhead' (Roberts-N.) 47 Votes
Rolling Raven
2016
87 Votes
(Stamile) Rolling Raven Runner Up: 'Boogie My Woogie Baby' (Bachman) 59 Votes
Licorice Twist
2015
82 Votes
(Roberts-N.) Licorice Twist Runner Up: 'Rolling Raven' (Stamile) 70 Votes
Green Inferno
2014
107 Votes
(Gossard) Green Inferno Runner Up: 'Licorice Twist' (Roberts-N..) 77 Votes
Wild Wookie
2013
108 Votes
(Stamile, P.) Wild Wookie Runner Up: 'Let It Rip' (Joiner-J.) 86 Votes
Suzy Cream Cheese
2012
114 Votes
(Bachman) Suzy Cream Cheese Runner Up: 'Let It Rip' Joiner-J.) 109 Votes
Free Wheelin'
2011
140 Votes
(Stamile) Free Wheelin' Runner Up: 'Let It Rip' (joiner-J.) 100 Votes
Velvet Ribbons
2010
139 Votes
(Stamile) Velvet Ribbons Runner Up: 'Mascara Snake' (Bachman) 118 Votes
Bali Watercolor
2009
124 Votes
(Stamile) Bali Watercolor Runner Up: 'Let It Rip' (Joiner) 90 Votes
Memories of Oz
2008
102 Votes
(K. Herrington) Memories of Oz Runner Up: 'Web Browser' (Stamile) 90 Votes
Sergeant Major
2008
102 Votes
(Trimmer) Sergeant Major Runner Up: 'Web Browser' (Stamile) 90 Votes
Long Tall Sally
2007
127 Votes
(Trimmer) Long Tall Sally Runner Up: 'Let It Rip' (Joiner-J.) 112 Votes
Holly Dancer
2006
97 Votes
(Warrell) Holly Dancer Runner Up: 'Let It Rip' (Joiner-J.) 94 Votes
Magic of Oz
2005
110 Votes
(Herrington, H.) Magic of Oz Runner Up: 'Planet Max' (Reed, M.) 70 Votes
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Past Winners

2004 SKINWALKER Roberts-N.
2003 LONG STOCKING Stamile
2002 CURLY CINNAMON WINDMILL Crochet
2001 LACY MARIONETTE Tarrant-I.
2000 MARKED BY LYDIA Temple
1999 CHEVRON SPIDER Hansen
1998 DE COLORES Temple
1997 YABBA DABBA DOO Hansen
1996 GREEN WIDOW Temple
1995 LOIS BURNS Temple
1994 WILSON SPIDER Wilson-Oakes
1993 MOUNTAIN TOP EXPERIENCE Temple
1992 RED RIBBONS Lenington-G.
1991 CAT’S CRADLE Hager
1990 LADY FINGERS Peck
1989 KINDLY LIGHT Bechtold

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