Readers’ Choice Voting Rules And Conditions

Voting Period.
Perennials & Shrubs – Starts May 27 and ends June 2 at 12:00 a.m. EST
Annuals – Starts June 3 and ends June 9 at 12:00 a.m. EST
Blooming Potted/Best of the Rest – Starts June 10 and ends June 16 at 12:00 a.m. EST
Finalist Voting – Starts June 17 and ends June 29 at 12:00 a.m. EST

Who Can Vote. Growers, retailers, educators, suppliers, allieds and all members of the horticulture industry.

Frequency of Voting. One vote per user/per company is permitted in each semi-final category (annuals, perennials and Blooming Potted/Best of the Rest) and one vote per user/per company is permitted in the final round which will select the Readers’ Choice winner. Meister Media Worldwide and Greenhouse Grower reserve the right in their sole discretion to disqualify any votes it finds to be tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the voting or violating the rules.

How To Vote. Voting takes place at

Variety Eligibility. Varieties eligible for the Readers Choice award include those that were not introduced to growers in North America before January 1, 2019. Entrants need not be displayed at California Spring Trials.

Judging and Selection of Winners. There will be three semi-final categories that users will vote for: Annuals, Perennials & Shrubs, and Blooming Potted/Best of the Rest. Readers will then vote among the finalists, determining the Readers’ Choice Award winner, which will be announced at the Medal of Excellence reception at Cultivate’18.