Current years winners

Junior Citations

This award was established in 1950 to focus attention on new cultivars that appear to have outstanding qualities and distinction. It should be understood that this award does not necessarily imply good performance in various climates and soil types. Garden Judges must cast their votes only for cultivars personally observed growing in a garden. Votes are cast using a seedling number. It must receive a minimum of 10 votes.

2017 Junior Citation

Award Winners

Prisoner of Love (Bachman, Dan) 12
Sharry Long (Bachman, Dan) 10
Lone Stranger (Elliot, Scott) 12
High Flying Floozy (Herr, Donald) 14
Whistle While You Work (Herr, Donald) 16
Big Buddy (Herr, Donald) 15
Pretty in Purple (Kendig, Stuart) 11
Pleasure Palace (Morss, Mort) 12
Ann Bingham (Polston, Tom) 12
Killer Teeth (Polston, Tom) 11
Tropical Twist (Polston, Tom) 11
Escape to Paradise (Selman, Bob) 10
Dragon Pinwheel (Selman, Bob) 10
Defer until 2018 (Herr, Don) 10
Defer until 2018 (Herr, Don) 10
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This award was established in 1950 to focus attention on new cultivars that appear to have outstanding qualities and distinction. It should be understood that this award does not necessarily imply good performance in various climates and soil types. In order to win, a cultivar may not have been registered prior to September 1 of the voting year. Garden Judges must cast their votes only for cultivars personally observed growing in a garden. Votes are cast using a seedling number. It must receive a minimum of 10 votes. Once a Junior Citation has been voted, the hybridizer has one of two options: 1) to take the award for the current year, in which case the cultivar must be registered by November 1st of the current year, or to 2) defer the award for one year in which case registration must take place by September 1st of the following year.

Complete List of 2018 Junior Citation Winners and Runners Up

Spreadsheet of the 2018 Winners HERE in .xls
Cumulative Awards 1950-2018 HERE in .xls

2019 Awards Nomination Form

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