AAS 2014

May 20, 2014 at 8:23 pm (All-America Selections Gardens)

Plants are about ready to move into their summer homes. Inventory this morning shows 46 different All-America Selections varieties to be tried in Wyoming:


  • Canna ‘South Pacific Scarlet’
  • Snapdragon ‘Twinny Peach’
  • Marigold ‘Moonsong Deep Orange’
  • Viola ‘Shangri-La Marina’ and ‘Endurio Sky Blue Martien’
  • Ornamental pepper ‘Black Olive’
  • Ornamental chile pepper ‘NuMex Easter’
  • Salvia ‘Summer Jewel Pink’ and ‘Summer Jewel Red’
  • Zinnia ‘Double Zahara Cherry’, ‘Double Zahara Fire’, and ‘Zahara Starlight Rose’
  • Geranium ‘Pinto Premium White to Rose’
  • Ornamental kale ‘Glamour Red’
  • Osteospermum ‘Akila Daisy White’
  • New Guinea impatiens ‘Florific Sweet Orange’
  • Vinca ‘Jams ‘N Jellies Blackberry’
  • Petunia ‘African Sunset’


  • Gaillardia ‘Mesa Yellow’
  • Gaillardia ‘Arizona Apricot’
  • Echinacea ‘Powwow Wild Berry’
  • Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’
  • Gaura ‘Sparkle White’
  • Penstemon ‘Arabesque’


  • Pepper ‘Cajun Belle’, ‘Cayennetta’, ‘Orange Blaze’, and ‘Mama Mia Giallo’
  • Tomato ‘Jasper’, ‘Lizzano’, ‘Terenzo’, ‘Fantastico’, and ‘Chef’s Choice Orange’
  • Melon ‘Melemon’
  • Pumpkin ‘Hijinks’
  • Watermelon ‘Faerie’, ‘Shiny Boy’, and ‘Harvest Moon’
  • Radish ‘Rivoli’
  • Cucumber ‘Pick A Bushel’
  • Bean ‘Mascotte’

We’re trying something different this year by moving the vegetables over to beds at the University of Wyoming

UW AAS Garden

UW AAS Garden

Laramie Research and Extension Center. We figured vegetable plants didn’t really need to be at the front door to Old Main on campus. The vegetables will still be available for viewing by the public and will be highlighted at the R&E Center Field Day Thursday August 28.


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