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David Daehnke


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New Varieties For 2010

 

Gardeners are looking for new plants every year. Here are new flowers and vegetables that will be featured in 2010 mail order seed catalogs, seed packets or as bedding plants at garden centers. The varieties are listed alphabetically by class, with the seed source listed in parentheses after the description.  Information on seed companies may be found on the NGB website www.ngb.org by clicking on Membership Directory.

FLOWERS

Begonia F1 ‘Illumination Peaches ‘n Cream’
B. tuberhybrida
 

Calibrachoa ‘MiniFamous™ Double Lemon’
C. cultivars

 

Coleus F1 ‘Versa Crimson Gold’
Solenostemon scutellariodidis

 

Dahlia ‘Dahlinova® California’
D. x hybrida

 

Dahlia ‘Dahlinova Hypnotica® Bronze Bicolor’
D. x hybrida

 

Delphinium F1 ‘Centurion Lilac Blue Bicolor’
D. x cultorum

 

Delphinium ‘Summer Cloud’
D. grandiflorum

 

Dianthus F1 ‘Bouquet™ Rose’
D. barbatus interspecific

 

Dianthus F1 ‘Panache Magician Bicolor’
D. barbatus x chinensis

 

Fuchsia 'Stand-Up Red/Purple'
Fuchsia

 

Gaillardia F1 'Mesa Yellow'
G. x grandiflower

 

Gazania F1 ‘Big Kiss™ White Flame’
G. splendens

 

Geranium F1 ‘Horizon Violet Picotee Shades’
Pelargonium x hortorum

 

Geranium ‘Master Idols® Red’
Pelargonium zonale

 

Geranium 'Regal Elegance™ Purple Majesty'
Pelargonium x domesticum

 

Gerbera F1 'Flori Line® Midi Fireball'
Gerbera Jamesonii

 

Gerbera 'Garvinea® Fleurie'
Gerbera

 

Gerbera 'Landscape Redwood®'
Gerbera

 

Impatiens 'NGI SunPatiens® Spreading Salmon V/L'
Impatiens X hybrida

 

Ipomoea 'Bright Ideas Rusty Red'
Ipomoea

 

Marigold, African F1 ‘Taishan Yellow’
Tagetes erecta

 

Nasturtium ‘Double Delight Cream’
Tropaeolum majus

 

Ornamental Millet F1 ‘Jade Princess’
Pennisetum glaucum

 

Pansy F1 ‘Colossus™ Lemon Shades’
Viola wittrockiana

 

Pansy F1 ‘Delta™ Premium Marina’
Viola wittrockiana

 

Pansy F1 ‘Mammoth ™ Prima Yellorina’
Viola wittrockiana

 

Penstemon ‘Miss Moneypenny’
P. hybridus

 

Petunia F1 ‘Debonair Lime Green’
P. x hybrida

 

Petunia F1 ‘Easy Wave™ Burgundy Star’
P. x hybrida

 

Petunia F1 ‘Mambo Burgundy’
P. hybrida

 

Petunia ‘Soleil™ Purple’
P. cultivars

 

Petunia F1 ‘Sophistica Lime Bicolor’
P. x hybrida

 

Poinsettia 'Eckespoint® Polar Bear'
Euphorbia pulcherrima

 

Rose 'Pink Home Run®'
Rosa

 

Rose 'White Out™'
Rosa

 

Rudbeckia ‘Denver Daisy’
R. hirta

 

Salvia ‘Lighthouse Purple’
S. splendens

 

Snapdragon F1 ‘Arrow™ Formula Mix’
Antirrhinum majus

 

Snapdragon F1 ‘Twinny Bronze Shades’
Antirrhinum majus

 

Snapdragon F1 ‘Twinny Peach’
Antirrhinum majus

 

Sweet Pea ‘Wedding Blush’
Lathyrus odoratus

 

Verbena ‘Lascar™ White’
V. cultivars

 

Vinca F1 ‘Boa Peach’
Catharanthus roseus

 

Vinca F1 ‘Cobra Apricot’
Catharanthus roseus

 

Vinca F1 ‘Cora® Cascade™ Lilac’
Catharanthus roseus

 

Viola F1 ‘Corina Tricolor’
V. cornuta

 

Viola F1 ‘Endurio Sky Blue Martien’
V. cornuta

 

Zinnia F1 ‘Profusion Yellow’
Z. hybrida

 

Zinnia ‘Summer Solstice’
Z. angustifolia

 

Zinnia ‘Zahara Starlight Rose'
Z. marylandica


 

 

Vegetables

 

Basil F1 ‘Aristotle’
Ocimum basilicum minimum

 

Bean, Pole ‘Trionfo Violetto’
Phaseolus vulgaris

 

Eggplant F1 ‘Ivory’
Solanum melongena

 

Gourd ‘Bule Blister’
Lagenaria siceraria

 

Lettuce ‘Skyphos’
Lactuca sativa

 

Pepper F1 Burning Bush ‘Chichen Itza’
Capsicum chinense

 

Pepper F1 ‘Chablis’
Capsicum annuum

 

Pepper F1 ‘Classic’
Capsicum annuum

 

Pepper F1 ‘Key West’
Capsicum annuum

 

Pepper ‘Naga Jolokia’ (aka Bhut jolokia)
Capsicum chinense

 

Pepper F1 ‘Pinot Noir’
Capsicum annuum

 

Pepper F1 'Tiny Bells Orange, Red, Yellow'
Capsicum annuum

 

Squash F1 ‘Quantum’
Cucurbita moschata

 

Tomato F1 ‘Marmara’
Lycopersicum esculentum

 

Tomato F1 ‘Sweet ‘n’ Neat Cherry Red’
Lycopersicum esculentum

 

Tomato F1 ‘Sweet Treats’
Lycopersicum esculentum

 

 

Watermelon F1 ‘Quetzali’ * Citrullus lanatus
Globe shaped, Mickeylee-type watermelon with a Crimson Sweet rind pattern, bright red flesh and high sugars. The convenient 9- to12-pound size fits in the refrigerator. Harvest 83 days from sowing. (Syngenta Seeds, Inc.) W