Eye-Catching Favorites From Welby Gardens’ 2022 Plant Trials

Welby Gardens in Denver, CO, trialed simply over 1,050 varieties at its open home occasion earlier this 12 months. Round 400 folks attended, with 250 people voting on their high 5 favorites. The highest varieties proven within the slideshow above have been the outcomes of that voting.

“The most important problem we had with our trials have been that the vegetation have been preparing sooner than deliberate and required extra upkeep and trimming,” says Dan Gerace, Manufacturing Supervisor at Welby Gardens. “Total, I believe we have been profitable in getting many of the vegetation to look their finest. Our total workers pulled collectively to work out each element to make our open home a spectacular occasion.”

Gerace says the plant that stood out to him over the whole trial was Petunia ‘Flower Showers Golden Harvest’ from Westhoff.

“As quickly because it began flowering, the orange/golden flowers, like a sundown, drew my eye from throughout the greenhouse nearly each time I walked in,” Gerace says. “All the collection of Flower Showers was wonderful with its semi-trailing behavior and distinctive colours and patterns that got here out of the Crazytunia assortment.”

The Rudbeckia Sunbeckia collection bred by Bull Plant Genetics was additionally beautiful, with nearly each selection getting excessive votes. Sunbeckia Laura landed within the high three objects two years in a row.

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“It has the most important Rudbeckia flowers I’ve ever seen,” Gerace says.

Petunia ‘Splash Dance Violet Vogue’ from Danziger was additionally amongst Gerace’s favorites this trial season.

“The deep violet appeared to have a velvety sheen, and the white speckles labored as a superb distinction to make it pop, pop, pop!” he says.

Try the highest performers within the slideshow above.