Spring Trials 2010: Rudbeckia To Sedum

Spring Trials 2010: Rudbeckia To Sedum

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Rudbeckia ‘Eye Eye’ by Thompson & Morgan
‘Eye Eye’ is a bright formula mix of yellow rudbeckia with contrasting green and black eyes. Plants are 20-inches high and have good heat tolerance.

Rudbeckia ‘Gold Bullion’ by Thompson & Morgan
‘Gold Bullion’ is a sunny mix of bright yellow and bicolored rudbeckia. This variety is heat tolerant and works well as a cut flower.

Rudbeckia ‘Moroccan Sun’ by Thompson & Morgan
‘Moroccan Sun’ rudbeckia is a blend of fully and semi-double flowers. Plants grow up to 20-inches high, and colors range from bright clear yellow to bronze and marmalade.

Rudbeckia Ruby Bronze and Gold by Thompson & Morgan
The Ruby series of rudbeckia offer 20-inch plants with excellent heat tolerance. ‘Ruby Bronze’ is a bright mix of cherry red and bicolor flowers. ‘Ruby Gold’ is a contrasting formula mix of bright cherry red and yellow flowers.

Mannequin salvia by Hort Couture
The new Mannequin series of Salvia farinacea hybrids includes three colors of large-flowered forms of the popular Victoria-type salvia. These salvias key attributes are early flowering, very large flowers, excellent heat and summer performance and uprightness. 

Salvia New Dimension Series by Kieft-Pro-Seeds
This new duo produces compact and well-branched plants topped by strong-colored flowers that are long lasting in the landscape. This first-year flowering series finishes fast with no PGRs needed. Colors are Blue and Rose.

Salvia Sally G Magenta, Red, Groovy Magenta and Fuchsia by Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm
With a compact growth habit, Sally G is early and continuous flowering with large flowers. Ideal for pots, patio and garden.

Salvia Sallyrosa Violet by Danziger “Dan” Flower Farm
With an abundance of blue flowers on a compact and branched habit, Sallyrosa is tolerant to drought and to low and high temperatures. Violet joins Blue and Pink in the series.

Scabiosa ‘Barroca’ by Euro American
This new scabiosa variety has a mounding habit and burgundy, pin-cushion-shaped flowers, complemented by deep green foliage. It grows to 18 to 24 inches and performs well in zones 9 to 11.

Scabiosa ‘Black’ by Euro American
‘Black’ has black buds that produce deep maroon, pin-cushion-shaped flowers. This variety works well for cut flowers and has a very long vaselife.

Scabiosa Blue Note by Kieft-Pro-Seeds
Large-flowered scabiosa from seed produces full plants topped with blue blooms. First-year-flowering perennial is a good companion to Pink Diamonds, more vigorous than Blue Diamonds.

Scaevola ‘Brilliant’ by GroLink
‘Brilliant’ can be grown in small or large containers and in hanging baskets.

Scaevola Fairy Blue Evol. by Selecta First Class
Earlier to flower than previous Blue, Fairy Blue Evol. has improved branching and better color. The series is heat tolerant, early flowering and well suited to mixed containers and landscapes.

Paper Doll scaevolas by Hort Couture
These scaevolas feature bright flowers with an early bloom time.

Scaevola Scala Blue and White by Dummen USA
With an excellent branching habit, the Scala series features controllable growth and handles extreme weather conditions.

Scaevola ‘Topaz Pink Improved’ by Westhoff
‘Topaz Pink Improved’ is an early-flowering, trailing scaevola with medium-to-large pink flowers.

Scaevola Top poT: ‘Pink’ by Westhoff
‘Pink’ is the third color added to the Top poT series. It has medium-sized pink flowers and a semi-trailing, compact habit.

Scoparia ‘Ilumina Lemon Mist Improved’ by Suntory
Lemon Mist produces an abundance of dainty, star-shaped yellow blossoms continuously throughout the season. An upright mounding habit makes it ideal for 4-inch, 6-inch and 1-gallon pot production. This variety grows 9 to 14 inches high with an 18-to-24-inch spread.

Scutellaria Scooter: ‘Garbo’ by Euro American
‘Garbo’ is the latest addition to the Scooter series. It grows to 12 to 18 inches and performs well in zones 9 to 11. Growth regulators are highly recommended with ‘Garbo,’ which is offered as a pinched liner.

Sedum ‘Cola Cola’ by Euro American
Uniform blue-gray foliage forms a tight mound that is highlighted by rich-pink flower clusters in late summer and early fall. This sedum can be used in pots, mixed dish containers, beds and rock gardens.

Sedum ‘Elsie’s Gold’ by Plant Haven
This sedum has soft shell pink blooms that age to deep magenta. It blooms summer to fall and grows best in USDA Zones 3 to 9. 

Sedum ‘Pippin Purple’ by Euro American
Medium-sized flowers tower over succulent foliage in this sedum that performs well in zones 4 to 9. It can be used in containers, landscaping and rock gardens.

Sedum ‘Turkish Delight’ by Thompson & Morgan
This new 6-inch dwarf sedum has deep burgundy – almost black – foliage with carmine-red flower umbels.

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