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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.

December 9, 2014

Research Report 2014 - Heuchera for the Mid-Atlantic Region

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August 12, 2014

Trial Garden News Summer 2014

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Baptisia Evaluation 2012-2015

Year 1 data - Available now

Coreopsis Evaluation 2012-2014

Year 1 data | Year 2 data - Available now

Heuchera Evaluation 2012-2014

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

Annual Coreopsis Evaluation 2012-2013

Year 1 data | Year 2 data - Available now

December 9, 2014

Research Report 2014 - Heuchera for the Mid-Atlantic Region

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March 13, 2014

Research Report 2013 - Annual Coreopsis 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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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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