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Trial Garden Research

Mt. Cuba Center's Trial Garden evaluates native plants and their related cultivars for their horticultural and ecological value. The goal of this research is to provide gardeners and the horticulture industry with information about superior plants for the mid-Atlantic region as well as highlight the important ecosystem services native plants provide.

July 12, 2016

2016 Research Report - Baptisia for the Mid-Atlantic Region

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December 2, 2015

Research Report 2015 - Coreopsis for the Mid-Atlantic Region

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December 9, 2014

Research Report 2014 - Heuchera for the Mid-Atlantic Region

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January 3, 2014

Research Report 2009 - Coneflowers for the Mid-Atlantic Region

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January 1, 2014

Research Report 2006 - Asters for the Mid-Atlantic Region

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Monarda Evaluation 2014-2016

Year 1 data | Year 2 data - Available now

Phlox Evaluation 2015-2017

Year 1 data - Available now

Baptisia Evaluation 2012-2015

Year 1 data | Year 2 data | Year 3 data- Available now

Coreopsis Evaluation 2012-2014

Final Data Year 1 data | Year 2 data | Year 3 data- Available now

Annual Coreopsis Evaluation 2012-2013

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Heuchera Evaluation 2012-2014

Year 1 data | Year 2 data | Year 3 data- Available now

October 3, 2013

Monarda Trial Listing

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February 4, 2013

Visitors’ Favorites 2012

The most popular cultivars of Heuchera and Coreopsis as voted on by our visitors.

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August 23, 2012

Coreopsis Trial List

A list of all the Coreopsis cultivars currently being evaluated.

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August 23, 2012

Heuchera Trial List

A list of all the Heuchera cultivars currently being evaluated.

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