|was founded in 1932 in the USA, for the purpose of testing and introducing significantly improved new flowers and vegetables grown from seed and bedding plants. AAS tests are conducted at trial grounds with official AAS judges supervising the trial. Each Judge scores each entry. Only the entries with the highest average score are considered for the prestigious AAS Award.
is the international association of breeders and distributors of flowers, bringing together flower breeders and dealers from all over the world. To be awarded the Fleuroselect Gold Medal,a variety must really be something special. It must surpass all the most exaciting requirements of the Fleuroselect trial judges, and still have something extra such as an exceptional novelty, or a practical characteristic previously unknown to its type.