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    2011 AAS Winners 2011 AAS Winners Presentation Transcript

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