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Early Season Bloom Award

Early Season Bloom Award - Established in 2005 to recognize outstanding early season blooming daylilies. To be eligible, a cultivar must be registered as early (E) or extra early (EE), and have been registered a minimum of five years prior to balloting. Garden Judges must vote only for cultivars observed in their own region or in AHS National Convention tour gardens. The winner shall be the cultivar receiving the most votes of the garden judges. The hybridizer receives a bronze medal.

Free Wheelin'
2014 Winner - 'Jelly Filled Donut' (Nancy Eller)
Photo: Tim Fehr, used with permission.

2014 Early Season Bloom Award, 80 Votes

'Jelly Filled Donut' (Eller, N.)
Runner up: 'Dutch Yellow Truffle' (Kirchhoff, D.) 52 votes

  Photo: Tim Fehr, used with permission.

Free Wheelin'

2013 Early Season Bloom Award, 132 Votes

'Free Wheelin'' (Stamile, P.)
Runner up: 'Amanda's Little Red Shoes' (Eller, N.) 76 votes

  Photo: Julie Covington, used with permission.

Coyote Moon

2012 Early Season Bloom Award, 181 Votes

'Coyote Moon' (Kirchhoff, D.)
Runner up:' Amanda's Little Red Shoes' (Eller-N.) 90 votes

Photo: Heidi Douglas, used with permission.

Julie Newmar

2011 Early Season Bloom Award, 181 Votes

'Julie Newmar' (Morss, M.)
Runner up: 'Coyote Moon' (Kirchhoff, D..) 112 votes

Photo: David Kirchhoff, used with permission.

Egyptian Queen

2010 Early Season Bloom Award, 82 Votes

'Egyptian Queen' (Trimmer, D.)
Runner up:' Amanda's Little Red Shoes' (Eller-N.) 77 votes

Photo: Susan Okrasinski, used with permission.

Dragon King 2009 Early Season Bloom Award, 113 Votes

'Dragon King' (Kirchhoff, D.)
Runner up: EGYPTIAN QUEEN (Trimmer) 65 votes


Photo: David Kirchhoff, used with permission.
Betty Ford 2008 Early Season Bloom Award, 85 Votes

'Betty Ford' (Kirchhoff, D.)

Runner up: EGYPTIAN QUEEN (Trimmer) 78 votes


Photo: Julie Covington, used with permission.
JPW 2007 Early Season Bloom Award, 153 Votes

'Jerry Pate Williams' (Kirchhoff, D.)

Runner up: MY DARLING CLEMENTINE (Salter) 105 votes

Photo: François Verhaert, used with permission.
no image 2006 Early Season Bloom Award, 109 Votes - Tie

'Web Of Intrigue' (Stamile)

Runner up: JERRY PATE WILLIAMS 108 votes

Photo: Julie Covington, used with permission.
no image 2006 Early Season Bloom Award, 109 Votes - Tie

'Wild Horses'
(Trimmer)

Runner up: JERRY PATE WILLIAMS 108 votes

Photo: Keith Miner, used with permission.
dfd 2005 Early Season Bloom Award, 144 Votes

'Barbara Dittmer'
(MORSS, M.)

Runner up: MY DARLING CLEMENTINE 99 votes

Photo: Rich Rosen, used with permission.
     
2013 'Free Wheelin'' Stamile
2012 'Coyote Moon' Kirchhoff, D.
2011 'Julie Newmar' Morss, M.
2010 'Egyptian Queen' Trimmer, D.
2009 'Dragon King' Kirchhoff, D.
2008 'Betty Ford' Kirchhoff, D.
2007 'Jerry Pate Williams' Kirchhoff, D.
2006 'Web Of Intrigue' (Tie) Stamile
2006 'Wild Horses' (Tie) Trimmer
2005 'Barbara Dittmer' Morss
 
 
 
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