Week 21 – May 26, 2019

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Trials Results 2018 - University of Georgia

Congratulations to these top-performing varieties, available now from Ball Seed.

The garden trials at UGA display the newest varieties of annuals from top plant breeders from all over the world, and puts perennials to the test to find those that stand up to southeastern heat and humidity.

Plants of Distinction: Ipomoea SolarPower Red Heart (Ball FloraPlant)
Plants of Distinction: Verbena Firehouse Pink (Ball FloraPlant)
Best of the Best: Verbena Firehouse Pink (Ball FloraPlant)
Classic City Award: Begonia Canary Wings (Ball Ingenuity)
Industry Top Picks: Begonia Canary Wings (Ball Ingenuity)
People's Choice: Begonia Canary Wings (Ball Ingenuity)
Plants of Distinction: Canna Cannova® Red Flame (Ball Ingenuity)
Plants of Distinction: Coreopsis Electric Sunshine (Darwin Perennials)
Industry Top Picks: Coreopsis Super Star (Darwin Perennials)
People's Choice: Coreopsis Super Star (Darwin Perennials)
Best of the Best: Coreopsis Super Star (Darwin Perennials)
Classic City Award: Echinacea Sombrero® Tres Amigos (Darwin Perennials)
People's Choice: Echinacea Sombrero® Tres Amigos (Darwin Perennials)
Plants of Distinction: Veronica Forever Blue (Darwin Perennials)
Plants of Distinction: Begonia Megawatt Pink Green Leaf (PanAmerican Seed)
People's Choice: Ornamental Pepper Purple Flash (PanAmerican Seed)
Best of the Best: Ornamental Pepper Purple Flash (PanAmerican Seed)
Best of the Best: Salvia Big Blue (PanAmerican Seed)
Best of the Best: Geranium Super Moon Red (Selecta One)
Plants of Distinction: Phlox Gisele Hot Pink (Selecta One)
Industry Top Picks: Phlox Gisele Light Violet (Selecta One)
Industry Top Picks: Salvia Skyscraper™ Dark Purple (Selecta one)
Plants of Distinction: Salvia Skyscraper™ Pink (Selecta One)
Classic City Award: Salvia Skyscraper™ Pink (Selecta One)