Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University

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Trial Manager: Haldor Howard 

Trial Location: Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City

Planting Dates: Last week of May

Weather Conditions: Temperatures were warm, becoming consistently quite hot by mid-July. Some night time lows were in the 80s. August was rainy.

Best In Show: Capsicum annum ‘Purple Flash’ ornamental pepper–”with showy, purple spackled foliage.”

Top 5 Overall:

  1. Begonia ‘BIG Red with Bronze Leaf’ from Benary–”with BIG features all around.”
  2. Celosia ‘Garden Leader Higro Yellow’ from Grimes Seeds–”with a stately posture.”
  3. Impatiens ‘Super Elfin Salmon XP’ from PanAmerican Seed–”with exceptionally strong and consistent flowering.”
  4. Petunia ‘Mini-Me Red’ from Cohen Propagation Nurseries–”with compact yet vigorous and floriferous habit.”
  5. Zinnia ‘Zahara Coral Rose’ from PanAmerican Seed–”with a nice uniform mounding effect.”