All-America Selection Selects 2011 Winners

November 11, 2010 - 13:25

All-America Selections announced the first seven of the 2011 AAS Winners. Following a trial period where these new, never-before-sold varieties are tested nationally the AAS judges have submitted their evaluations and selected the best performers as AAS Winners.

All-America Selections announced the first seven of the 2011 AAS Winners. Following a trial period where these new, never-before-sold varieties are tested nationally the AAS judges have submitted their evaluations and selected the best performers as AAS Winners. With this announcement, these varieties are available for immediate sale and distribution so home gardeners will find seeds and plants available in time for their 2011 seed ordering and gardening season. For a complete list of trial ground locations, please see the AAS website.

The 2011 AAS winners are:

Bedding Plant Winner - Salvia 'Summer Jewel Red' (bred by Takii & Co, Ltd.)

Cool Season Winner - Ornamental Kale 'Glamour Red' (bred by Takii & Co, Ltd.)

Flower Winner - Gaillardia 'Arizona Apricot' (bred by Ernst Benary of America Inc.)

Vegetable Winners - Pumpkin 'Hijinks' (bred by Sakata Seed America Inc.), Tomato 'Lizzano' (bred by Pro-Veg Seeds Ltd.) and Tomato 'Terenzo' (bred by Pro-Veg Seeds Ltd.)

The 2011 AAS Winners are featured in a downloadable PowerPoint presentation that can be found on the AAS Slideshare page.

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