All-America Selections     2013 Winners
Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’   2013 Flower Winner
Genus species: Echinacea hybridaCommon name: ConeflowerUnique qualities: Vivid color range in a first yearflowering perenn...
Canna ‘South Pacific Scarlet’ F1     2013 Flower Winner
Genus species: Canna generalisCommon name: CannaUnique qualities: First F1 seed canna, morevigorous and sturdy than other ...
Geranium ‘Pinto™ Premium    White to Rose’ F12013 Bedding Plant Winner
Genus species: Pelargonium x hortorumCommon name: GeraniumUnique qualities: Flower coloration starts outwhite then deepens...
Zinnia ‘Profusion  Double Deep Salmon’2013 Bedding Plant Winner
Genus species: Zinnia hybridaCommon name: ZinniaUnique qualities: Unique salmon double flower,disease tolerant, early flow...
Zinnia ‘Profusion   Double Hot Cherry’2013 Bedding Plant Winner
Genus species: Zinnia hybridaCommon name: ZinniaUnique qualities: Vivid deep rose double flower,flower petals do not fade ...
Melon ‘Melemon’ F12013 Vegetable Winner
Genus species: Cucumis melo L.Common name: Piel de Sapo type melonUnique qualities: Unique sweet-tart taste, fruitshold on...
Tomato, Cherry ‘Jasper’ F1  2013 Vegetable Winner
Genus species: Solanum lycopersicumCommon name: Cherry tomatoUnique qualities: Superior eating quality andtasteFruit size:...
Watermelon ‘Harvest Moon’ F1   2013 Vegetable Winner
Genus species: Citrullus lanatusCommon name: WatermelonUnique qualities: First hybrid triploidwatermelon bred specifically...
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Every year, AAS trials new, never-before-sold varieties. Only the best are awarded an AAS Winner designation. These are the eight from 2013.

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2013 AAS Winners

  1. 1. All-America Selections 2013 Winners
  2. 2. Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’ 2013 Flower Winner
  3. 3. Genus species: Echinacea hybridaCommon name: ConeflowerUnique qualities: Vivid color range in a first yearflowering perennial from seedFlower color: Shades of purple, pink, red, orange,yellow, cream & whiteFoliage color: GreenFlower form: Single daisyFlower size: 3-3.5 inchesPlant height: 26-32 inchesPlant width: 25-30 inchesPlant type: First year flowering perennialGarden location: Full sunGarden spacing: 24 inchesLength of time from sowing seed to flower:23-24 weeks from a January sowing
  4. 4. Canna ‘South Pacific Scarlet’ F1 2013 Flower Winner
  5. 5. Genus species: Canna generalisCommon name: CannaUnique qualities: First F1 seed canna, morevigorous and sturdy than other seed propagatedcannas, non-stop flowering all season longFlower color: ScarletFoliage color: GreenFlower form: StandardFlower size: 4-4.5 inchesPlant height: 4-5 feetPlant width: 12-18 inchesPlant type: Tender perennial in zones 7-10Garden location: Full sunGarden spacing: 18-24 inchesLength of time from sowing seed to flower:11-12 weeksClosest comparisons on market: ‘Tropical’series
  6. 6. Geranium ‘Pinto™ Premium White to Rose’ F12013 Bedding Plant Winner
  7. 7. Genus species: Pelargonium x hortorumCommon name: GeraniumUnique qualities: Flower coloration starts outwhite then deepens to deep rose-pink as theflowers matureFlower color: Bicolor white to roseFoliage color: Dark greenFlower form: UprightFlower size: 5 inchesPlant height: 14-16 inchesPlant type: AnnualGarden location: Full sunGarden spacing: 12-18 inchesClosest comparisons on market: ‘Pinto™Blush,’ Maverick Appleblossom,’ ‘Diva Rose Ice’
  8. 8. Zinnia ‘Profusion Double Deep Salmon’2013 Bedding Plant Winner
  9. 9. Genus species: Zinnia hybridaCommon name: ZinniaUnique qualities: Unique salmon double flower,disease tolerant, early floweringFlower color: Vibrant, deep salmonFoliage color: GreenFlower form: MoundedFlower size: 2.5 to 3 inchesPlant height: 8 to14 inchesPlant type: AnnualGarden location: Full sunGarden spacing: 24 inchesClosest comparisons on market: ‘ZaharaDouble Fire,’ ‘Profusion Double Golden,’‘Profusion Deep Apricot’
  10. 10. Zinnia ‘Profusion Double Hot Cherry’2013 Bedding Plant Winner
  11. 11. Genus species: Zinnia hybridaCommon name: ZinniaUnique qualities: Vivid deep rose double flower,flower petals do not fade under hightemperatures, disease tolerant, early floweringFlower color: Vivid deep roseFoliage color: GreenFlower form: MoundedFlower size: 2.5 to 3 inchesPlant height: 8 to 14 inchesPlant type: AnnualGarden location: Full sunGarden spacing: 24 inchesClosest comparisons on market: ‘ProfusionDouble Cherry,’ Double Zahara Cherry’
  12. 12. Melon ‘Melemon’ F12013 Vegetable Winner
  13. 13. Genus species: Cucumis melo L.Common name: Piel de Sapo type melonUnique qualities: Unique sweet-tart taste, fruitshold one month after harvestFruit size: 4.5 poundsFruit shape: OblateFruit color: Green rind turns to chartreuse atmaturity, white fleshPlant type: ViningPlant height: 10 to 12 inchesPlant width: 28 inchesGarden location: Full sunGarden spacing: 14 inchesLength of time to harvest: 70-80 days fromtransplant, 85-95 days from sowing seedClosest comparisons on market: ‘Lambkin’ F1,‘Kermit’ F1, ‘Saporosa’ F1
  14. 14. Tomato, Cherry ‘Jasper’ F1 2013 Vegetable Winner
  15. 15. Genus species: Solanum lycopersicumCommon name: Cherry tomatoUnique qualities: Superior eating quality andtasteFruit size: ¾ - 1”, 7-10 gramsFruit shape: RoundFruit color: Uniform redPlant type: Vigorous indeterminatePlant height: 7 feetPlant width: 3 feet when stakedGarden location: Full sunGarden spacing: 1-2 feetLength of time to harvest: 60 days fromtransplant, 90 days from sowing seedDisease resistances: Late Blight, Early Blight,Fusarium races 1, 2Closest comparisons on market: ‘SuncherryPremium’ F1, ‘Juliet’ F1, ‘Sweet Baby Girl’ F1
  16. 16. Watermelon ‘Harvest Moon’ F1 2013 Vegetable Winner
  17. 17. Genus species: Citrullus lanatusCommon name: WatermelonUnique qualities: First hybrid triploidwatermelon bred specifically for the HomeGarden market. Note: Triploids require plantingwith a diploid pollinator in a ratio of threetriploids to one diploid and perform best if startedindoors with a consistent soil temperature of 90degrees F until germination.Fruit size: 18 to 20 poundsFruit shape: Elongated roundFruit color: Dark green rind with large and smallyellow spots; flesh is red/pinkPlant type: Large vigorous spreading and trailingyellow spotted vinesPlant height: 15 inchesPlant width: 3-5 feetGarden location: Full sunGarden spacing: 3-5 feetLength of time to harvest: 80-100 days fromtransplantingClosest comparisons on market: ‘Moon andStars Red,’ ‘Moon and Stars Yellow’

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