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.



(Go to bottom of page for link to spreadsheet with votes by region for all 2021 Specialty Awards)

Extra Large Diameter

Award Winners

Work it Girl
29 Votes
(Owen-P., 2009) Work it Girl Runner up: Big Honking Bahama Richie (Jones-L., 2013) 20 Votes
Eminent Domain
23 Votes
Owen-P, 2011 Eminent Domain Runner up: Big Honking Bahama Richie (Jones-L, 2013) 17 votes
Jordan's Jazz
38 Votes
(Santa Lucia) Jordan's Jazz Runner up: Faber Sabre (Owen-P) 35 Votes
Blazing Cannons
62 Votes
(Waldrop) Blazing Cannons Runner up: Larry's Twlight Bite (Gossard) 32 Votes
Brown's Ferry Royalty
53 Votes
(Douglas, C) Brown's Ferry Royalty Runner up: Coleman Hawkins (Bachman) 40 Votes
Linda Bell
86 Votes
(Bell-T.) Linda Bell Runner up: 'Browns Ferry Royalty' (Douglas-C.) 32 votes
Tall Dark & Handsome
52 Votes
(Herr) Tall Dark & Handsome Runner up: 'Coleman Hawkins' (Bachman) 36 votes
77 Votes
(Gossard, J.) Megatron Runner up: 'Boundless Beauty' (Stamile, P.) 75 votes
Heavenly United We Stand
121 Votes
(Gossard, J.) Heavenly United We Stand Runner up: 'Boundless Beauty' (Stamile, P. ) 57 votes
Neon Flamingo
98 Votes
(Gossard, J.) Neon Flamingo Runner up: 'Boundless Beauty' (Stamile, P. ) 82 votes
Entwined In The Vine
100 Votes
(Emmerich, K.) Entwined In The Vine Runner up: 'Megatron' J. Gossard, 61votes
Judy Farquhar
88 Votes
(Stamile, P.) Judy Farquhar Runner up: 'Jackie Bachman' Bachman 54 votes
Carnival In Mexico
99 Votes
(Santa Lucia) Carnival In Mexico Runner up: 'Wispy Rays' Joiner 94 votes
Persian Ruby
122 Votes
(Trimmer-D.) Persian Ruby Runner up: 'Wispy Rays' Joiner, 70 votes
Julie Newmar
135 Votes
(Morss) Julie Newmar Runner up: PERSIAN RUBY 98 votes
Darla Anita
133 Votes
(Kinnebrew, J.) Darla Anita Runner up: PERSIAN RUBY 129 votes
All American Chief
105 Votes
(Sellers) All American Chief Runner up: DARLA ANITA 81 votes
Solar Music
74 Votes
(Whatley, O.) Solar Music Runner up: LAKE EFFECT 66 votes
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