The winners of the All America Seed Selections for 2007 have been announced.
Vinca ‘Pacifica Burgundy Halo’
This is a beautiful Vinca with blossoms that are burgundy with distinctive white centres. It is very free-flowering and attains a height of around 30cm (12in). It is an excellent bedding plant for a sunny spot and is also excellent for container cultivation.
Petunia ‘Opera Supreme Pink Morn’
A trailing Petunia hybrid with iridescent pink blossoms that fade to cream-coloured white centres with yellow throats. It is very free-flowering, but has little requirement for trimming or deadheading. It is 10-15cm (4-6in) tall and is ideal for either bedding or container cultivation.
Celosia ‘Fresh Look Gold’
An excellent plant for either formal or informal bedding or container cultivation, which produces distinctive bright golden yellow flower spikes throughout the summer. It grows up to 30cm (12in) tall and benefits from a warm sunny position.
Capsicum ‘Holy Molé’
This is the type of pepper that is used to make molé sauce that is used in Mexican cuisine. The fruits are dark green, up to 24cm (10in) long and have a tangy and nutty flavour. If left to ripen completely they turn dark brown. ‘Holy Molé’ requires a hot sunny position outdoors or greenhouse cultivation in cool districts. It will grow up to 90cm (36in) tall.
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