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Overview of the 2021 Hammond Research Station Field Day.
The following five plants made the best of the best for 2021!
These plants were chosen for the 2020 annual release, but we were not able to do so due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
A visual collection of some of our best performing trial plants in the gardens so far this year. This includes bedding plants, container trials, and perennials.
Take a look at the staff of the Hammond Research Station's favorite plant in the gardens this year! Also, we want to specially thank our volunteers who come out
Proven Winners once again produced superb petunias, as well as many new bedding introductions!
Woody and perennial top performers in the 2020 Hammond Trials.
The Suncredible Yellow sunflower is a disease-resistant, continuous bloomer that provides nonstop flower power throughout the entire growing season.
The Virginia willow is a deciduous shrub that is native to the woody and swampy floodplains of the Gulf South states.
Hibiscus is a large family of plants that includes okra, cotton, tropical hibiscus, althea, rose mallow and many more.
Impatiens are one of the most popular bedding plants in the United States because of their wide-ranging color availability and tolerance of shade.
Great hybrid impatiens for full sun landscapes.
'Koromo Shikibu' Azalea is a beautiful and unique evergreen shrub that features "spider like" purplish-pink flowers with long petals.
Overview of the Hammond Research Station and the 2020 Virtual Field Day.
The bald cypress is the state tree of Louisiana, and these native trees can be observed growing throughout Louisiana and the entire southeastern United States.
The American beautyberry is a moderate-to-large-size native perennial shrub that grows throughout Louisiana.
The southern sugar maple is a native deciduous shade tree that is underutilized in Louisiana.
This flowering evergreen tree produces creamy white, fragrant flowers in midspring and sporadically in the summertime.
LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station 2020 Hammond Trials Blue Chip prospects
LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station 2020 Cool Season Trials.
Little Ruby is typically used as an annual in Louisiana. It is used as a ground cover for its compact, mounding, spreading form.
Serena series angelonia (Angelonia angustifolia, Serena Series) are herbaceous perennials grown as a warm-season color bedding plants in Louisiana.
The Serenita angelonia (Angelonia angustifolia, Serenita Raspberry) is a herbaceous perennial grown as a warm-season color bedding plant in Louisiana.
Listing of the LSU AgCenter 2020 Plants with Potential.
Favorite trial plants of the faculty and staff of the Hammond Research Station for 2020.
2020 LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station Warm season trials update.
Pentas, also known as Egyptian starcluster, are some of the best landscape plants for attracting pollinators to a garden.
The FlameThrower coleus series can be identified by its uniquely shaped thin and ruffled foliage that stands out in any landscape, providing wonderful texture.
(05/27/20) The second Louisiana Super Plant announced for 2020 are Lucky Star pentas.
One of the top choices for landscape consideration is the willow oak. Mature trees average between 60 and 80 feet tall by 40 to 50 feet wide.
Redbor kale delivers a dramatic display of red-purple foliage, adding visual interest when paired with such cool-season blooming annuals as dianthus and violas.
Torenia, also known as wishbone flower, is a compact annual plant that brings vivid colors to shady areas of the garden.
Rabbiteye blueberry (Vaccinium virgatum or V. ashei) is a deciduous shrub native to the southeastern United States.
Few trees invoke the feeling of the old Southern homestead like our native Southern magnolia, and Little Gem is no exception.
Some of the best cool-season bedding plants we have available in Louisiana are interspecific dianthus, and the Jolt series dianthus is no exception.
Drift roses are some of the toughest and most tolerant shrub roses in Louisiana, making them the perfect addition for the busy gardener.
Firebush (Hamelia patens) is a root-hardy tropical. Its best attribute is the amazing variegated chartreuse and light green foliage with red veining.