For flowers greater than 7"
Extra Large Diameter
Established in 2005 to recognize outstanding extra large flower diameters. To be eligible, a cultivar must be registered as 7 inches or larger, and have been registered a minimum of five years prior to balloting. Cultivars that are registered as spiders, doubles, or unusual forms will not be eligible. Garden Judges must vote only for cultivars observed in their own region or in AHS National Convention tour gardens. The winner shall be the cultivar receiving the most votes of the garden judges. The hybridizer receives a bronze medal.