Mexican sunflower, Tithonia rotundifolia

With showy red flowers popular with pollinators, tithonia or Mexican sunflower is a warm season annual that thrives in the heat of summer. The species, which grows over 6 feet tall, makes a great backdrop or seasonal screen, but there are shorter cultivars better suited to small gardens. Learn more about this low maintenance Mexican native in this article…

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All-America Selections Winners for 2018

All-America Selections has announced several 2018 Winners. Following a trial period where these never-before-sold varieties are “Tested Nationally and Proven Locally” the AAS judges have submitted their evaluations and selected only the best performers as AAS Winners. To learn more, read this article…

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More All-America Selections Winners for 2017

All-America Selections presented sixteen 2017 Award Winners in November, and now has announced several additional winners for the 2017 season, including five National Winners and one Regional Winner for our area (Great Lakes). To learn more about these great plants, read this article…

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All-America Selections Winners for 2017

All-America Selections has announced several 2017 Winners. Following a trial period where these never-before-sold varieties are “Tested Nationally and Proven Locally” the AAS judges have submitted their evaluations and selected only the best performers as AAS Winners. To learn more, read this article…

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All-America Selections Winners for 2016

All-America Selections has announced several 2016 Winners. Following a trial period where these never-before-sold varieties are “Tested Nationally and Proven Locally” the AAS judges have submitted their evaluations and selected only the best performers as AAS Winners. To learn more, read this article…

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More All America Selections Winners for 2015

All-America Selections presented their initial 2015 Award Winners in November, and now has announced several more winners for the 2015 season, for a total of 25 Winners for 2015 – a 75 year high for AAS. To learn more about three more vegetable and two more bedding plant national winners, read this article…

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All-America Selections Winners for 2015

All-America Selections has announced several 2015 Winners, including the first vegetatively propagated winners. Following a trial period where these never-before-sold varieties are “Tested Nationally and Proven Locally” the AAS judges have submitted their evaluations and selected only the best performers as AAS Winners. To learn more, read this article…

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All-America Selections Winners for 2014

All-America Selections has announced several 2014 Winners, including a new designation of regional winners. Following a trial period where these never-before-sold varieties are “Tested Nationally and Proven Locally” the AAS judges have submitted their evaluations and selected only the best performers as AAS Winners. To learn more, read this article…

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More All America Selections Winners for 2013

All-America Selections presented six 2013 Award Winners in November, and now has announced two additional winners for the 2013 season, for a total of eight Winners for 2013. Both of these additional Winners are double zinnias in the successful ‘Profusion’ series. To learn more about these great plants, read this article…

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All America Selections Winners for 2013

All-America Selections has announced six 2013 AAS Winners. Following a trial period where these new, never-before-sold varieties are “Tested Nationally and Proven Locally” the AAS judges have submitted their evaluations and selected only the best performers as AAS Winners. To learn more about these great plants, read this article…

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