2014 Field Trials Results: The J.C. Raulston Arboretum, North Carolina University (Raleigh, N.C.)

2014 Field Trials Results: The J.C. Raulston Arboretum, North Carolina University (Raleigh, N.C.)

More than 500 annuals are tested at The Arboretum. The summer was mild (temperature-wise) and plagued by frequent rainfall, with several reported incidents of one inch or more, including one 4.5-inch rainfall and one 3.25-inch event.

 

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Top Performers

■ Bacopa ‘Bahia White Night’
■ Calibrachoa ‘Superbells Cherry Red Improved’
■ Calibrachoa ‘MiniFamous Double Purple’
■ Cuphea ‘Vermillionaire’
■ Impatiens ‘Big Bounce Cherry’
■ Impatiens ‘Bounce Pink Flame’
■ New Guinea Impatiens ‘Tamarinda Orange Orchid’
■ Petunia ‘Suncatcher Plum Blast’
■ Scaevola ‘Pink Wonder’

Top Combos

■ Trixi Nightfall Mix
■ Kwik Kombos Southwestern Summer Mix