The following varieties have been entered in the 2019 trials. By participating in the Fleuroselect trials, these new plants hope to win a Gold Medal or achieve Novelty status. 

Entry No.        01/19

Species:           Celosia argentea

Colour:            Burgundy Red (Foliage)

Novelty:          Unique foliage Celosia with burgundy red foliage. Colours will be more intense under higher light levels. Flowers very late and flowers don't take attention away from the foliage.

Category:        Container (No field trial)

Comp. 1:         Celosia argentea Smart Look Red, Benary (01/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Celosia argentea Smart Look Romantica, Benary (01/19/2)

 Celosia argentea Burgundy Red 3

Entry No.        02/19

Species:           Celosia argentea

Colour:            Bicolor Green Burgundy (Foliage)

Novelty:          Unique foliage Celosia with bicolor green burgundy foliage. Colours will be more intense under higher light levels. Flowers very late and flowers don't take attention away from the foliage.

Category:        Container (No field trial)

Comp. 1:         Celosia argentea Smart Look Red, Benary (See 01/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Celosia argentea Smart Look Romantica, Benary (See 01/19/2)

Celosia argentea bicolour Green Burgundy 2

Entry No.        03/19

Species:           Celosia argentea

Colour:            Burgundy (Foliage)

Novelty:          Unique foliage Celosia with burgundy foliage. Colours will be more intense under higher light levels. Flowers very late and flowers don't take attention away from the foliage.

Category:        Container (No field trial)

Comp. 1:         Celosia argentea New Look, Benary (03/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Celosia Plumosa Dragons Breath, Sakata (03/19/2)

Celosia argentea Burgundy 2

Entry No.        04/19

Species:           Gaultheria procumbens

Colour:            White/Pink flowers / Red berries

Novelty:          Less pH sensitive, more growing power and better branching. Floriferous and easy fruit-setting giving high number of berries.

Category:        Container (No field trial)

Comp. 1:         Gaultheria procumbens Big Berry, Syngenta Flowers (04/19/1)

 Gaultheria procumbens white pink 1

Entry No.        05/19

Species:           Tropaeolum minus

Colour:            Orange

Novelty:          New colour in this extremely compact habit. Small dark green foliage. First variety suitable for pot plant production.

Category:        Pack and Garden

Comp. 1:         Tropaeloum minus Baby Rose, Takii/Sahin (05/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Tropaeolum minus Princess of India, Takii/Sahin (05/19/2)

Tropaeolum minus Orange2

Entry No.        06/19

Species:           Zinnia elegans

Colour:            Orange

Novelty:          Zinnia elegans F1 Dwarf type. High doubleness of  flowers with bright orange petals. Better branching and more compact habit than comparison

Category:        Pack and Garden

Comp. 1:         Zinnia elegans Magellan Orange, Syngenta Flowers (06/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Zinnia elegans Dreamland Coral, Takii (06/19/2)

Zinnia elegans Orange

Entry No.        07/19

Species:           Calendula officinalis

Colour:            Yellow with Red Eye

Novelty:          New flower type in Pot Marigold: gold pompon flower with red eye. Comparisons are similar in colour but entry is unique in flower shape.

Category:        Direct Sown

Comp. 1:         Calendula officinalis Touch of Red Yellow, Benary (07/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Calendula officinalis Kablouna Yellow Dark Centre, Legutko (07/19/2)

Comp. 3:         Calendula officinalis Princess Golden Black Centre, Benary (07/19/3)

Calendula officinalis yellow with red eye 

Entry No.        08/19

Species:           Delphinium grandiflorum

Colour:            Blue

Novelty:          Dwarf spread shape. Uniform growth and early flowering.

Category:        Pack and Garden

Comp. 1:         Delphinium grandiflorum Blue Mirror, Benary (08/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Delphinium grandiflorum Summer Cloud, Benary (08/19/2)

 Delphinium grandiflorum Blue2

Entry No.        09/19

Species:           Delphinium cultorum

Colour:            Shades of Blue

Novelty:          Earliest first year flowering Delphinium cultorum. When grown in an annual cycle it flowers earlier than current varieites.

Category:        Container and Garden

Comp. 1:         Delphinium cultorum Delphina Dark Blue White Bee, Syngenta Flowers (09/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Delphinium cultorum Magic Fountain Dark Blue White Bee, Benary (09/19/2)

 Delphinium cultorum shades of Blue 2

Entry No.        10/19

Species:           Eschscholzia californica

Colour:            Yellow & Orange Bicolour

Novelty:          New colour in tall, semi-double, wrinkled poppies. Large flowers with golden base and orange centres or streaks.

Category:        Direct Sown

Comp. 1:         Eschscholzia californica World Cup, Floragran (10/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Eschscholzia californica Thai Silk Apricot Chiffon, Takii/Sahin (10/19/2)

Eschscholzia californica Yellow Orange 

Entry No.        11/19

Species:           Helianthus annuus

Colour:            Lemon Yellow

Novelty:          Double lemon-yellow flowers. Lemon yellow instead of golden yellow with a level of apical dominance.

Category:        Pack and Garden

Comp. 1:         Helianthus annuus double dwarf Sungold (Teddy Bear), Hem Zaden (11/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Helianthus annuus Starburst Lemon Aura, SeedSense (11/19/2)

Helianthus double lemon yellow

Entry No.        12/19

Species:           Lavandula stoechas

Colour:            Lilac

Novelty:          Vigorous, very early and long flowering

Category:        Pack and Garden

Comp. 1:         Lavandula stoechas Bandera Purple, Kieft/PanAmerican Seed (12/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Lavandula stoechas Castilliano Violet, Syngenta Flowers (12/19/2)

Lavandula stoechas Lilac

Entry No.        13/19

Species:           Rudbeckia hirta

Colour:            Green disc flowers with golden inner ray petals radiating to yellow on the tips

Novelty:          Early, large-flowered variety with high plant and colour uniformity. Comparison varieties are smaller flowered and less vigorous or similar in vigor with smaller flowers and are much later. Both comparisons are less uniform in growth habit and crop time.

Category:        Pack and Garden

Comp. 1:         Rudbeckia hirta Toto Gold, Benary (13/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Rudbeckia hirta Prairie Sun, Benary (13/19/2)

Comp. 3:         Rudbeckia hirta Indian Summer, Flecke Saaten Handel (13/19/3)

Rudbeckia hirta Green Gold 2

Entry No.        14/19

Species:           Tagetes erecta

Colour:            Gold

Novelty:          Very dense flower form on compact, well branched plants. Distinguishing feature is excellent garden performance so superb for bedding out and containers.

Category:        Pack and Garden

Comp. 1:         Tagetes erecta Marvel Gold, PanAmerican Seed (14/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Tagetes erecta Perfection Gold, Syngenta Flowers (14/19/2)

Tagetes erecta Gold 2

Entry No.        15/19

Species:           Lupinus polyphyllus

Colour:            Pure Pink

Novelty:          Almost 100% pink flowers. First year flowering

Category:        Garden

Comp. 1:         Lupinus polyphyllus Lupini Pink, Floragran (15/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Lupinus polyphyllus Gallery Pink Shades, HM. Clause (15/19/2)

Lupin pure pink

Entry No.        16/19

Species:           Lupinus polyphyllus

Colour:            Pure Blue

Novelty:          Almost 100% pure blue flowers. First year flowering.

Category:        Garden

Comp. 1:         Lupinus polyphyllus Lupini Blue, Floragran (16/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Lupinus polyphyllus Gallery Blue Shades, HM. Clause (16/19/2)

Comp. 3:         Lupinus polyphyllus Mini Gallery Pure Blue, HM. Clause (16/19/3)

Lupin pure blue 

Entry No.        17/19

Species:           Penstemon barbatus

Colour:            White

Novelty:          Colour and plant habit. Vigorous well-branched plants. First year flowering perennial.

Category:        Container and Garden

Comp. 1:         Penstemon barbatus Pinacolada White Shades, Jelitto (17/19/1)

Penstemon barbatus White

Entry No.        18/19

Species:           Penstemon barbatus

Colour:            Blue Shades

Novelty:          Colour and plant habit. Tall, vigorous well-branched plants. Attractive flower spikes in blue with some violet. First year flowering perennial.

Category:        Container and Garden

Comp. 1:         Penstemon barbatus Pinacolada Violet Shades, Jelitto (18/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Penstemon barbatus Twizzle Purple, Van Hemert & Co. (18/19/2)

Penstemon barbatus Blue 

Entry No.        19/19

Species:           Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii

Colour:            Yellow

Novelty:          14-21 days earlier to flower and more uniform to flower while maintaining excellent garden performance

Category:        Container and Garden

Comp. 1:         Rudbeckia fulgida Goldsturm, Benary (19/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii Goldsturm, PanAmerican Seed (19/19/2)

Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii Yellow

Entry No.        20/19

Species:           Verbena bonariensis

Colour:            Purple Blue

Novelty:          Compact plant habit. Shorter, well-branched plants. Intense colour: flower have a stronger purple-blue colour. Long flowering season.

Category:        Container and Garden

Comp. 1:         Verbena bonariensis Finesse, Benary (20/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Verbena bonariensis Buenos Aires, PanAmerican Seed (20/19/2)

 Verbena bonariensis Purple Blue

Entry No.        401/19

Species:           Erysimum

Colour:            Purple and Orange

Novelty:          Early flowering. No vernalization needed. Abundant. Long flowering from Spring to Fall

Category:        Container and Garden

Comp. 1:         Erysimum Superbowl Mauve, Syngenta (401/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Erysimum Superbowl Sunset, Syngenta (401/19/2)

Comp. 3:         Erysimum Bowles Mauve, Florensis (401/19/3)

Erysimum Purple Orange

Entry No.        402/19

Species:           Erysimum

Colour:            Orange

Novelty:          Nice fragrance. Abundant.

Category:        Container and Garden

Comp. 1:         Erysimum Mango Dwerg, Kientzler (402/19/1)

Comp. 2:         see 401/19/3 Erysimum Bowles Mauve, Florensis (402/19/2)

Erysimum Orange

Entry No.        101/19

Species:          Bellis perennis

Colour:            Red

Novelty:          Shorter stemmed , short flowering window, very uniform

Category:        Biennial Garden trials

Comp. 1:         Bellis perennis Speedstar® Plus Red, Benary (101/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Bellis perennis Tasso® Red, Benary (101/19/2)

Comp. 3:         Bellis perennis BellaDaisy Red, Floragran (101/19/3)

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Entry No.        101/19

Species:          Bellis perennis

Colour:            White with Rose center

Novelty:          Earliness , Shorter stemmed and earlier secondary flowering.

Category:        Biennial Garden trials

Comp. 1:         Bellis perennis Bam Bam Rose, Floranova (102/19/1)

Comp. 2:         Bellis perennis Roggli Rose, Benary (102/19/2)

Comp. 3:         Bellis perennis Bellissima Rose Bicolour, PanAmerican Seed (102/19/3)

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