2014 Field Trials Results: Louisiana State University (Hammond, La.)

The Louisiana State AgCenter trials experienced a cooler than normal spring and summer and above average rainfall, says Trial Manager Allen Owings. A mix of warm season annuals, ornamental grasses, roses and herbaceous perennials made up the trial, which included around 400 varieties that were planted from late March through early May.

 

 

People’s Choice

■ Gaillardia ‘Mesa Bright Bicolor’

Top Performers

■ Celosia ‘Arrabonna Red’
■ Bounce Impatiens Series
■ Rio Grande Portulaca Series
■ Ruellia Mayan Series
■ Salvia ‘Embers Wish’
■ Canna Cannova Series
■ Echinacea ‘Sombrero Adode Orange’
Hamelia patens ‘Lime Sizzler’
■ Coleus ‘Marquee Blonde Bombshell’
■ Vinca Titan Romance Mix

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