All America Selection Winners

All-America Selections has announced the 2007 winners!

AAS Flower Award Winner

Celosia Fresh Look Gold                                            Celosia plumosa Fresh Look Gold

Requires full sun, moist, well-drained soil, tolerates normal to loamy soil.

Celosia ‘Fresh Look Gold’ is an annual with a 10 in bloom size. Blooming season for this winner is early summer to early fall. Fresh Look Gold’s make great ornamentals and cut flowers. They are drought and heat tolerant; growing 12-16 inches wide and 12-16 inches tall.

AAS Vegetable Award Winner

Pepper Holy Mole                                                                Capsicum annuum Holy Mole

Requires full sun, moist, well-drained soil, and tolerates normal to loamy soil. Holy Mole matures in 85 days, sizing in at 7-9 inches long and 1.5 inches wide — no wonder it’s called “holy mole”!

This pepper is resistant to Tobacco Mosaic Virus and disease. Plants can reach 3+ feet in height and 2+ feet in width.

AAS Bedding Plant Award Winners

Petunia Opera Supreme Pink Morn                                         Petunia grandiflora Opera Supreme Pink Morn
Requires full sun, moist, well-drained soil, and tolerates normal to loamy soil. Pink Morn blooms light pink, white, and light yellow. This multi-color annual has a 2 inch bloom spread from early to late summer.
Opera Supreme Pink Morn works great as a ground cover, in beds, containers, or baskets. They are also long bloomers, low-maintenance, and repeat bloomers.

Vinca Pacifica Burgundy Halo

Vinca rosea Pacifica Halo

 Requires full sun, moist, well-drained soil, and tolerates poor, normal, and loamy soil.

This Vinca has 2 inch blooms of burgundy and white petals from early to late summer.

Pacifica Burgundy Halo is disease and drought tolerant with several uses and features. They work well indoors or outdoors, in beds, containers, baskets, and as borders or ground covers. Pacifica Burgundy Halo is a low-maintenance, long blooming, season extender for any garden!

 

 

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