Citation Winners - 2005
award was established in 1950 to focus attention
on new cultivars that appear to have outstanding
qualities and distinction. It should be understood
that this award does not necessarily imply good
performance in various climates and soil types.
In order to win, a cultivar may not have been registered
prior to September 1 of the voting year, though
it may have been pre-registered. Garden Judges
must cast their votes only for cultivars personally
observed growing in a garden. Votes are cast using
either a seedling number or a pre-registered name.
It must receive a minimum of 10 votes. Once a Junior
Citation has been voted, the hybridizer has one
year from notification to complete registration
in order for the Junior Citation to be awarded.