2014 Field Trials Results: Green Leaf Plants (Lancaster, Penn.)

Green Leaf Plants evaluates 800 varieties of perennials, herbs, grasses, shrubs and annuals in its trial gardens. All plants are in the ground and most range from six months to three-years-old.
Trial Manager Melanie Neff says the trials had a late spring that was about two to three weeks behind due to a very cold winter. Summer was also cooler and wetter overall than normal, especially in August. Temperatures barely reached 100°F this year.

 

 

 

 

Best In Show

■ Dianthus ‘Single Star Superstar’
■ Leucanthemum ‘Freak!’
■ Pennisetum ‘Black Stockings’
■ Schizachyrium Hit Parade Series

Top Performers

■ Coreopsis ‘Lil’ Bang Daybreak’
■ Echinacea ‘Butterfly Orange Skipper’
■ Echinacea ‘Cheyenne Spirit’
■ Hypericum ‘Hypearl Compact Red’
■ Perovskia ‘Little Lace’
■ Viola ‘Magnifi Scent Sunny Jim’

Topics: , ,

Leave a Reply

More From Varieties...

April 20, 2018

California Dreaming Takes on a Whole New Meaning at CAST 2018

At California Spring Trials 2018, the Greenhouse Grower team witnessed the revitalization of a company, plus some awesome merchandising displays, and efforts toward automation.

Read More

April 19, 2018

California Spring Trials 2018: New Intros from Syngenta Flowers, Hishtil, Jaldety, Cohen Propagators, Bailey Nurseries, and More

Check out the newest 2018 plant introductions from Syngenta Flowers, Hishtil, Jaldety, Cohen Propagators, Nir Nursery, Bailey Nurseries, and Sunset Western/Southern Living Plants.

Read More

April 19, 2018

CAST 2018: Dr. A’s Favorites From Syngenta Flowers, Bailey Nurseries, and More

From an exciting perennial to a new white begonia, Allan Armitage says these showstoppers deserve recognition.

Read More