2015 Top Performers

2015 Top Winners- Scoring a perfect 5.0 average

This category is reserved for plants that really grabbed our attention at each evaluation throughout the summer, and scored a perfect 5.0 by the end of the season. The number of plants we put in this category varies from year to year, and a particular plant might be in this category for consecutive years.

  • Angelonia Archangel Light Pink - Ball FloraPlant
  • Begonia BabyWing Red - PanAmerican Seed
  • Begonia BIG Pink Green Leaf - Benary
  • Begonia BIG Red Bronze Leaf - Benary
  • Begonia BIG Red Green Leaf - Benary
  • Begonia BIG Rose Bronze Leaf - Benary
  • Begonia BIG Rose Green Leaf - Benary
  • Begonia Unbelievable Lucky Strike - Dummen
  • Begonia San Francisco - Benary
  • Begonia San Francisco - Benary
  • Begonia Santa Cruz - Benary
  • Bidens Campfire Fireburst - Proven Winners
  • Calibrachoa Aloha Kona Dark Lavender - Dummen
  • Coleus ColorBlaze Apple Brandy - Proven Winners
  • Coleus ColorBlaze Velveteen - Proven Winners
  • Coleus FlameThrower Spiced Curry - Ball FloraPlant
  • Coleus Abbey Road - Dummen
  • Coleus Campfire - Ball FloraPlant
  • Coleus Fifth Avenue - Dummen
  • Coleus Oxford Street - Dummen
  • Dahlia Hypnotica Purple Bicolor - Dummen
  • Euphorbia Glitz - PanAmerican Seed
  • Ipomoea SolarPower Black - Ball FloraPlant
  • Ipomoea SolarPower Red - Ball FloraPlant
  • Ipomoea Sweet Caroline Sweetheart Lime - Proven Winners
  • Lantana Luscious Pinkberry Blend - Proven Winners
  • Marigold Taishan Orange Improved - PanAmerican Seed
  • Petunia Peppy Lavender - Dummen
  • Petunia SUCCESS! Rose - Benary
  • Petunia Tidal Wave Red Velour - PanAmerican Seed
  • Portulaca Mojave Fuchsia - Proven Winners
  • Portulaca Mojave Pink - Proven Winners
  • Portulaca Mojave Red - Proven Winners
  • Portulaca Mojave Tangerine - Proven Winners
  • Salvia Black & Bloom Ball - FloraPlant
  • Sedum Lemon Coral - Proven Winners

 

2015 Best in Class - Selected top performers in each major plant category

Best Begonia of 2015

  • Begonia BabyWing Red - PanAmerican Seed - 5.0
  • Begonia BIG Pink Green Leaf – Benary - 5.0
  • Begonia BIG Red Bronze Leaf – Benary - 5.0
  • Begonia BIG Red Green Leaf – Benary - 5.0
  • Begonia BIG Rose Bronze Leaf – Benary - 5.0
  • Begonia BIG Rose Green Leaf – Benary - 5.0
  • Begonia Unbelievable Lucky Strike – Dummen - 5.0
  • Begonia San Francisco – Benary - 5.0
  • Begonia San Francisco – Benary - 5.0
  • Begonia Santa Cruz – Benary - 5.0
  • Begonia Santa Cruz – Benary - 4.7
  • Begonia Nonstop Mocca Bright Orange – Benary - 4.7
  • Begonia Nonstop JOY Yellow – Benary - 4.6

 

Best Calibrachoa of 2015 

  • Calibrachoa Aloha Kona Dark Lavender – Dummen - 5.0
  • Calibrachoa Aloha Volcano Sunset – Dummen - 4.9
  • Calibrachoa Hula Lavender – Dummen - 4.8
  • Calibrachoa Can-Can Pink Splash - Ball FloraPlant - 4.7
  • Calibrachoa Can-Can Red Splash - Ball FloraPlant - 4.7
  • Calibrachoa Cabaret Light Pink Improved - Ball FloraPlant - 4.5

 

Best Coleus of 2015 

  • Coleus ColorBlaze Apple Brandy - Proven Winners - 5.0
  • Coleus ColorBlaze Velveteen - Proven Winners - 5.0
  • Coleus FlameThrower Spiced Curry - Ball FloraPlant - 5.0
  • Coleus Abbey Road – Dummen - 5.0
  • Coleus Campfire - Ball FloraPlant - 5.0
  • Coleus Fifth Avenue – Dummen - 5.0
  • Coleus Oxford Street – Dummen - 5.0
  • Coleus FlameThrower Chili Pepper - Ball FloraPlant - 4.7
  • Coleus Marquee Special Effects - Burpee Home Gardens - 4.7

 

Best Mixed-species Combinations of 2015 

  • Combination Confetti Garden Glossy Cherry – Dummen - 4.7
  • Combination Confetti Garden Hawaiian Summer – Dummen - 4.7

 

Best Geranium of 2015

  • Geranium Sarita Dark Red – Dummen - 4.6

 

Best Lantana of 2015 

  • Lantana Luscious Pinkberry Blend - Proven Winners - 5.0
  • Lantana Evita Orange – Dummen - 4.7
  • Lantana Evita Pink Improved – Dummen - 4.7
  • Lantana Evita Rose – Dummen - 4.6
  • Lantana Evita Yellow – Dummen - 4.6

 

Best Petunia of 2015 

  • Petunia Peppy Lavender – Dummen - 5.0
  • Petunia Prostrate Surprise Blue Sk -y Dummen - 5.0
  • Petunia SUCCESS! Rose – Benary - 5.0
  • Petunia Sweetunia Hot Pink Touch – Dummen - 5.0
  • Petunia Sweetunia Purple Spotlight HGTV – Dummen - 5.0
  • Petunia Tidal Wave Red Velour - PanAmerican Seed - 5.0
  • Petunia SuperCal Combo Blue, cherry, Light Yellow – Sakata - 4.7
  • Petunia Sun Spun Pink - Ball FloraPlant - 4.7
  • Petunia Sun Spun Raspberry Star - Ball FloraPlant - 4.7
  • Petunia Sun Spun Salmon - Ball FloraPlant - 4.7
  • Petunia Sweetunia Black Satin – Dummen - 4.7
  • Petunia Easy Wave Pink Passion - PanAmerican Seed - 4.6
  • Petunia Peppy Purple – Dummen - 4.6
  • Petunia SUCCESS! Pink – Benary - 4.6
  • Petunia Supertunia Pink Star Charm - Proven Winners - 4.6
  • Petunia ColorWorks Violet Star – Sakata - 4.5
  • Petunia Supertunia Vista Bubblegum - Proven Winners - 4.8
  • Petunia Supertunia Vista Silverberry - Proven Winners - 4.8

 

Best Zinnia of 2015 

  • Zinnia Double Zahara Salmon Rose - PanAmerican Seed - 4.6