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Zelmira wins Best in Show at SAF’s Outstanding Varieties Competition

September 9, 2022  By The Society of American Florists

(Photo provided by: The Society of American Florists)

Zelmira, a salmon Oriental Hybrid lily presented by Oregon Flowers, has won the Society of American Florists’ Outstanding Varieties Competition.

Zelmira was among 220 entries from 27 companies entered in the 2022 Outstanding Varieties Competition.

Judges scored each entry based on color and commercial appeal, stem and foliage, bloom form and size and overall presentation. The judging panel, which included three retailers, three growers and three wholesalers, evaluated specific categories of flowers.


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