2012 Field Trials: Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University

Solenostemon (Coleus) 'Vino' at Reiman Gardens, Iowa State University

Trials manager: Jessie Liebenguth, Horticulturist, jlieb@iastate.edu

Location: Ames, Iowa

Planting dates: Seeding started the first of 2012, with all trials transplanted outside May 10.

Number of entries: We had approximately 150 trial entries. All of those are planted and trialed as annuals, but some of the entries are perennials. We have gotten a few vegetable trials as well.

Weather conditions: Our weather conditions were very hot and very dry.

2012 favorites:
Solenostemon scutellarioides ‘Vino’ and ‘Honey Crisp’
Solanum lycopersicum ‘Power Pops’
Salvia splendens ‘Lighthouse Purple’
Petunia x hybrida ‘Sophistica Lime Green’
Osteospermum eckonis ‘3D Coral Sand’
Lobularia maritime ‘Giga White’
Dianthus ‘Dash Violet’
Angelonia angustifolia Serenita series

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