2009 Field Trials: Iowa State
October 20, 2009
Trial Manager: Sarah Rummery, Reiman Gardens, Ames Iowa email@example.com
Planting dates: May 12 - 15
Weather Conditions: Unusually mild summer. Only a few 90 degree days coming in June and August, none in July. Average temperature in the low-80s. Slightly below-average rainfall, one extended dry period in late-August into mid-September.
Best In Show: Pennisetum 'Jade Princess'
Top 5 Varieties Overall:
1. Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Versa Crimson Gold'
2. Solenostemon scutellarioides 'Versa Burgundy to Green'
3. Zinnia marylandica 'Zaharaâ„¢ Fire'
4. Gomphrena 'Fireworks'
5. Talinum paniculatum 'Limon'