2016 Louisiana State University Field Trials Results

2016 Louisiana State University Field Trials Results

The field trials at the Louisiana State AgCenter started out with a cool, wet spring and average rainfall in June and July. Flooding rains (20-plus inches) covered the field trials with 1 to 4 feet of water for 36 to 48 hours in mid-August. The trials had 300 entries this year.

Top Performers


Coreopsis UpTick Series
Ipomoea ‘Sweet Caroline Bewitched Green with Envy’
Coleus ‘Under the Sea King Crab’
Coleus ‘Under the Sea YellowFin Tuna’
Celosia ‘Dragon’s Breath’
Verbena ‘EnduraScape Pink Bicolor’
Celosia ‘Intenz Lipstick’
Angelonia ‘Archangel Cherry Red’
Begonia Megawatt Series
Canna ‘Cannova Orange Shades’
Canna ‘Cannova Mango’
Impatiens ‘Bounce Bright Coral’
Coleus ‘French Quarter’
Salvia splendens Grandstand Series
Cleome ‘Senorita Mi Amora’

Early Season Consumer FavoriteVerbena ‘EnduraScape Pink Bicolor’
Mid Season Consumer FavoriteCelosia ‘Dragon’s Breath’