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Dianthus chinensis Crimson Charms was awarded a Fleuroselect Gold Medal in 1975. This now well-known series has profuse flushes of blooms on a compact, but vigorous habit.
Scarlet Charms was awarded a Fleuroselect Gold Medal in 1975. This now well-known series has profuse flushes of blooms on a compact, but vigorous habit.
Redskin received both the 1975 Gold Medal and the All-America Selections award. Particularly appealing because of its dwarfness, the rich dark bronze foliage serves as a dramatic background for the large, spectacular flowers in a delightful mix of rich colours and includes shades of purple, orange, bronze, garnet and maroon.
Tagetes patula Honeycomb was awarded a 1975 Gold Medal for for is free compactness and uniformity in both colour and habit.
The variety was awarded a 1974 Gold Medal as the first orange Antirrhinum majus in dwarf habit.
Snowboat was the first variety to win a Fleuroselect Gold Medal and an All-America Selections award. As a triploid this hybrid Marigold showed considerably better uniformity. It was also found to be earlier than existing varieties, the first flowers appearing within five weeks from seed.
When trialled in 1971 this variety was awarded a Gold Medal for its floriferousness, vigour and dwarf habit.
When trialed in 1971 Tangara was judged to be a perceptible improvement the flowers being bigger than the varieties available at that time. It is compact and stands erect thanks to the rigidness of its stems. Sown in spring, it flowers unceasingly from July to September. A hardy annual, it adapts itself to any soil and any condition (sun or shadow).
When judged in 1972 this variety was 10 days earlier and had a more compact habit.