This is the sixth year for the American Garden Award flower popularity contest, and three winners have been announced. Once these varieties were planted and put on display at 32 participating gardens across the U.S. and Canada, the general public was invited to vote for a favorite. And 7,000 votes came in over the course of five months, with the results below. Check out these winners!
Grand Prize Winner: Foxglove Digiplexis Illumination Flame by Cultivaris, Inc.
With a mother from the Spanish Canary Islands, this incredible new foxglove hybrid produces a stunning summer-long display. Red-Pink flowers with flaming orange throats are produced in classic foxglove style from May to October. Great in pots or borders, it is long-lasting as a cut flower too!
Second Place Winner: Petunia Sanguna Radiant Blue by Syngenta Flowers, Inc.
This stunning new hybrid petunia packs a punch! With a bicolor flower pattern, Sanguna Radiant Blue gracefully adds beauty to any container. While creating standout pots for porches and decks, it also performs well in garden beds. The possibilities of this flower will provide many options to decorate garden spaces.
Third Place Winner: Celosia Arrabona Red by PanAmerican Seed Inc.
Masses of striking red plumes will last all summer long! Easy care, drought tolerant and loves the heat, Arrabona’s fiery beauty looks gorgeous in both borders and containers.