2013 Field Trial Results: Welby Gardens

Zinnia 'Profusion Double Hot Cherry'

Zinnia ‘Profusion Double Hot Cherry’

Welby Gardens tests 260 varieties of outdoor annuals, All-America Selections and vegetables. There were 669 containers of annuals this year. Weather this season was very sporadic for Colorado, with one week very hot, followed by a cool, wet week. This pattern continued all summer.

 

 

 

Top Performers:

Best Outdoor Performance
Canna ‘South Pacific Scarlet’
Celosia ‘Celway Orange’
Tagetes ‘Bali Yellow’ (marigold)
Tagetes ‘Moon Song Orange’(marigold)
Zinnia ‘Profusion Double Hot Cherry’

Best Container Performance
Begonia ‘Solenia Orange’
Celosia ‘Intenz’
Dahlia ‘XXL Veracruz’
Lobelia ‘Oceano’
Pelargonium ‘American White Splash Improved’
Petunia ‘Flash Mob Bluerific’
Plectranthus ‘Kong Jr. Rose’ (coleus)
Plectranthus ‘Under The Sea King Crab’ (coleus)
Rudbeckia ‘Gold Rush’
Scaevola ‘Fairy Blue’

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