Welby Gardens, the exclusive grower of Hardy Boy Plants, works closely with breeders, brokers, and universities around the country along with important industry leaders to produce and test the newest and latest in plant genetics. For 31 years, Welby has conducted extensive flower trials to evaluate the latest breeding of new products.
This year, Welby Gardens tested more than 750 varieties in its trial gardens. Approximately 250 votes were cast by industry professionals.
“We are proud to introduce new annual and perennial varieties every year, keeping us on the forefront of the green industry and in close contact with breeders around the world,” the company says.
The no.1 winner
Top 10 Winners: (click link for photos)
● 1st Mimulus Mai Tai Red by Danziger
● 2nd Bracteantha Granvia Gold by Suntory
● 3rd (tie) Dahlia Dalaya Vampire 22 by Selecta
● 3rd (tie) Rudbeckia Sunbeckia Laura by Flamingo Holland
● 4th Ptilotus Joey Apex Improved by Benary
● 5th (tie) Coleus Main Street Bourbon Street by Dummen Orange
● 5th (tie) Petunia Crazytunia Mayan Sunset by Westhoff
● 5th (tie) Petunia Splash Dance Poppin Pink by Danziger
● 6th (tie) Bracteantha Granvia Pink by Suntory
● 6th (tie) Begonia elatior Vermillion Hot Pink by Beekenkamp
● 7th Dahlia Dahlegria Orange by Syngenta Flowers
● 8th (tie) Celosia Kelos Candela Pink by AAS
● 8th (tie) Petunia Crazytunia Cosmic Pink by Westhoff
● 9th Begonia Rise Up Salmon Chiffon by Westhoff
● 10th Begonia elatior Vermillion Red by Beekenkamp
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