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

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.

 

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