All-America Selections2011 Winners<br />
Pepper ‘Orange Blaze’AAS Vegetable Winner<br />
Pepper ‘Orange Blaze’<br />Genus species: Capsicum annuum<br />Common name: Pepper<br />Unique qualities: Earlier maturing...
Gaillardia ‘Arizona Apricot’AAS Flower Award Winner<br />
Gaillardia ‘Arizona Apricot’<br />Genus species: Gailardia x grandiflora<br />Common name: Blanket flower<br />Unique qual...
Salvia ‘Summer Jewel Red’AAS Bedding Plant Winner<br />
Salvia ‘Summer Jewel Red’<br />Genus species: Salvia coccinea<br />Common name: Hummingbird sage, Scarlet sage, Texas sage...
Kale ‘Glamour Red’ F1AAS Cool Season BP Winner<br />
Kale ‘Glamour Red’ F1<br />Genus species: Brassica oleracea<br />Common name: Ornamental kale<br />Unique qualities: Non-w...
Viola ‘Shangri-La Marina’ F1AAS Cool Season BP Winner<br />
Viola ‘Shangri-La Marina’ F1<br />Genus species: Viola cornuta<br />Common name: Viola<br />Unique qualities: Early flower...
Pumpkin ‘Hijinks’ F1AAS Vegetable Winner <br />
Pumpkin ‘Hijinks’ F1<br />Genus species: Cucurbita pepo<br />Unique qualities: Uniform shape and size, easy harvest, excel...
Tomato ‘Lizzano’ F1AAS Vegetable Winner<br />
Tomato ‘Lizzano’ F1<br />Genus species: Solanum lycopersicum<br />Unique qualities: First Late Blight tolerant cherry frui...
Tomato ‘Terenzo’ F1AAS Vegetable Winner<br />
Tomato ‘Terenzo’ F1<br />Genus species: Solanum lycopersicum<br />Unique qualities: Tidy trailing plant, easy-to-grow, lit...
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2011 AAS Winners

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AAS announces new, winning varieties several times a year. The following presentation includes the winners announced fall of 2010 and late winter 2011.

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2011 AAS Winners

  1. 1. All-America Selections2011 Winners<br />
  2. 2. Pepper ‘Orange Blaze’AAS Vegetable Winner<br />
  3. 3. Pepper ‘Orange Blaze’<br />Genus species: Capsicum annuum<br />Common name: Pepper<br />Unique qualities: Earlier maturing orange pepper, very sweet, disease resistance<br />Fruit size: 3 to 4 inches<br />Fruit color: Orange<br />Plant height: 24 inches <br />Plant spread: 18-24 inches<br />Garden location: Full sun<br />Length of time from sowing seed to harvest: 100 days<br />Closest comparisons on market: ‘Gourmet’ and ‘Gypsy’<br />
  4. 4. Gaillardia ‘Arizona Apricot’AAS Flower Award Winner<br />
  5. 5. Gaillardia ‘Arizona Apricot’<br />Genus species: Gailardia x grandiflora<br />Common name: Blanket flower<br />Unique qualities: Earlier flowering, unique apricot color for this class<br />Flower size: 3 to 3.5 inches<br />Flower form: Daisy-like single flower<br />Flower color: Apricot<br />Foliage color: Bright green<br />Plant height: 12 inches <br />Plant spread: 12 inches<br />Garden location: Full sun<br />Length of time from sowing seed to flower: 90 days<br />Closest comparisons on market: ‘Granada’ and ‘Golden Goblin’<br />
  6. 6. Salvia ‘Summer Jewel Red’AAS Bedding Plant Winner<br />
  7. 7. Salvia ‘Summer Jewel Red’<br />Genus species: Salvia coccinea<br />Common name: Hummingbird sage, Scarlet sage, Texas sage <br />Unique qualities: More compact and earlier to flower<br />Flower color: Bright red<br />Foliage color: Dark green<br />Flower form: Spike<br />Flower size: ½ inch<br />Plant height: 20 inches Width: 16 inches<br />Plant type: Dwarf, branching<br />Garden location: Full sun<br />Garden spacing: 10 to 12 inches apart<br />Days from sowing seed to flower: 50 days<br />Closest comparison: ‘Lady in Red’<br />
  8. 8. Kale ‘Glamour Red’ F1AAS Cool Season BP Winner<br />
  9. 9. Kale ‘Glamour Red’ F1<br />Genus species: Brassica oleracea<br />Common name: Ornamental kale<br />Unique qualities: Non-waxy shiny leaves, brighter color tone<br />Flower size: Head size is 10 to 12 inches<br />Flower form: Fringed leaf type<br />Flower color: Purple Foliage color: Green<br />Plant height: 12 inches Width: 14 inches<br />Garden location: Full sun<br />Garden spacing: 12 inches apart<br />Days from sowing seed to flower: 90 days to first color. <br />Closest comparisons: ‘Kamome Red’ and ‘Nagoya Red’<br />
  10. 10. Viola ‘Shangri-La Marina’ F1AAS Cool Season BP Winner<br />
  11. 11. Viola ‘Shangri-La Marina’ F1<br />Genus species: Viola cornuta<br />Common name: Viola<br />Unique qualities: Early flowering, new color<br />Flower color: Light blue with baby face<br />Flower size: 1.25 inches<br />Flower form: Single flower<br />Foliage color: Green<br />Plant type: Low growing, mounding habit<br />Plant height: 6 inches Width: 12 inches<br />Garden location: Full sun<br />Garden spacing: 8 inches apart<br />Days from sowing seed to flower: 70 days<br />Closest comparison on market: ‘Four Seasons Cooler Improved’<br />
  12. 12. Pumpkin ‘Hijinks’ F1AAS Vegetable Winner <br />
  13. 13. Pumpkin ‘Hijinks’ F1<br />Genus species: Cucurbita pepo<br />Unique qualities: Uniform shape and size, easy harvest, excellent stem attachment<br />Fruit size: 5.6 inches long with 7.4 inch diameter; weight of 6 to 7 pounds<br />Fruit color: Deep orange<br />Plant type: Typical long vines<br />Plant height: 2 feet Width: up to 15 feet<br />Garden location: Full sun<br />Garden spacing: Allow 10 feet between rows of plants, space 2-3 feet apart in row<br />Disease tolerances: Powdery mildew<br />Length of time to harvest: 100 days from sowing seed, 85 days from transplant<br />Closest comparisons on market: ‘Orange Smoothie’ and ‘Hybrid Pam’<br />
  14. 14. Tomato ‘Lizzano’ F1AAS Vegetable Winner<br />
  15. 15. Tomato ‘Lizzano’ F1<br />Genus species: Solanum lycopersicum<br />Unique qualities: First Late Blight tolerant cherry fruited semi-determinate variety on the market<br />Fruit size: 0.4 ounces Color: Red<br />Plant type: Semi-determinate small cherry, compact bush, trailing habit<br />Plant height: 16 to 20 inches<br />Plant width: 20 inches<br />Garden location: Full sun <br />Garden spacing: 20 inches apart<br />Disease tolerances: Late Blight tolerant<br />Days to harvest: 63 days from transplant<br />Closest comparisons: ‘Tumbler’ and ‘Tumbling Tom Red’<br />
  16. 16. Tomato ‘Terenzo’ F1AAS Vegetable Winner<br />
  17. 17. Tomato ‘Terenzo’ F1<br />Genus species: Solanum lycopersicum<br />Unique qualities: Tidy trailing plant, easy-to-grow, little maintenance<br />Fruit size: 0.67 ounces Color: Red<br />Plant type: Determinate cherry, Trailing habit<br />Plant height: 16 to 20 inches<br />Plant width: 20 inches<br />Garden location: Full sun<br />Garden spacing: 20 inches apart<br />Length of time to harvest: 56 days from transplant<br />Closest comparisons on market: ‘Tumbler’ and ‘Tumbling Tom Red’ <br />

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