All-America Selections winners for 2017: outstanding ornamentals and edible crops for producers and home gardens©
Seventeen cultivars became All-America Selections (AAS) National Award Winners for 2017. AAS includes a network of over 80 trial grounds across the United Stated and Canada where new, never-before-sold cultivars are Tested Nationally and Proven Locally® by skilled, impartial AAS Judges. Only the best performers are declared AAS Winners. Once these new cultivars are announced as AAS Winners, they are available for immediate sale and distribution. An additional seven cultivars were selected as AAS Regional Award Winners for 2017. Regional winners undergo the same trialing process as national winners, but are recognized as cultivars that exhibit outstanding performance in specific regional climates.
Blazek, D. and Blythe, E.K. (2018). All-America Selections winners for 2017: outstanding ornamentals and edible crops for producers and home gardens©. Acta Hortic. 1212, 249-252