2009 Field Trials: Cornell University - Long Island
October 21, 2009
Trial Manager: Nora Catlin
Trial Location: Cornell University Long Island Horticultural Research & Extension Center, Riverhead, N.Y.
Planting Dates: Nearly 200 entries were transplanted into 4-inch pots in the greenhouse throughout April and planted outside during the first week of June. Three 12-inch containers were planted with three 4-inch potted plants each.
Weather Conditions: June was rainy and cloudy. In general, the season was cooler than usual.
Best In Show: Petunia 'Cascadia Noble Blue' from Danziger and petunia 'Supertunia Lavender Skies' from Proven Winners
Top Five: 1. Alternanthera 'Royal Tapestry' from Proven Selections
2. Petunia 'Cascadia Ann Wood' from Danziger
3. Petunia 'Littletunia Rose' from Danziger
4. Petunia 'Littletunia White Grace' from Danziger
5. Petunia 'Pretty Much Picasso' from Proven Winners