2013 Field Trial Results: J.C. Raulston Arboretum

PS96DPI_Begonia-Breezy-PinkThe J.C. Raulston Arboretum, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C.

More than 600 annuals are tested at The Arboretum. The summer was cooler than normal, cloudy and wet. Unusually for North Carolina, the first 90°F day was not until June 12.

Hanging Baskets:

Impatiens ‘Sonic Magic Pink’ (New Guinea)
Pelargonium ‘Calliope Dark Red’ (geranium)
Pelargonium ‘Calliope Burgundy’
Sundance MixMasters Mix


Begonia ‘Breezy Pink’
Begonia ‘Dragone Dusty Rose’
Begonia ‘Rhine Brigitte’
Begonia ‘Rhine Red Baron’
Gerbera ‘Garvinea Orangina’
Gerbera ‘Cartwheel Strawberry Twist’
Gerbera ‘Garvinea Sweet Dreams’
Lantana ‘Bandana White’
Rosa ‘Veranda Brilliant’


Impatiens ‘SunPatiens Spreading Pink’ (New Guinea)
Impatiens ‘SunPatiens Compact Red’ (New Guinea)
Impatiens ‘Magnum Salmon’ (New Guinea)
Ipomoea ‘FloraMia Nero’
Pennisetum ‘Vertigo’ (Graceful Grasses)

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