US: AAS introduces first five winners for the 2017 garden season

All-America Selections, the only trialing organization for plants that demonstrate great garden performance throughout North America, presents the first five AAS Winners for the 2017 garden season.
Each of the following award-winning varieties was trialed in North America by professional, independent judges during one growing season. Each AAS entry is trialed next to one or two comparison varieties that are considered best-in-class among those currently on the market. With a July announcement, these AAS Winners are available for immediate purchase from their respective breeders.

This first group of AAS Winners for 2017 includes:
With this announcement, these varieties become available for immediate sale to the commercial and home garden markets. Links on each company name below the descriptions lead to the appropriate email address from which to order that variety. Brokers, growers, mail order and seed packet companies can purchase these varieties immediately. Retailers and consumers will find these AAS Winners for sale for the 2017 gardening season as supply becomes available throughout the chain of distribution. Garden communicators are free to begin writing about these varieties now to build anticipation for 2017 gardens. Each AAS Winner will be marketed through an extensive Social Media and public relations campaign.
A complete list of trial grounds and the judges behind the awards can be found here.
A complete list of all AAS Display gardens can be found here. Display Gardens grow, label and display AAS Winners from the past five years.
A complete list of all AAS Winners since 1932 can be found here. This list of AAS Winners can be sorted by Flowers from Seed, Flowers from Cuttings, and Vegetables.

For more information:
All-America Selections
Diane Blazek

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