Portulaca grandiflora-Moss Rose. These performed poorly all season at both locations. By the second evaluation, both plantings had lost 25-30% of the plants.

Fargo Dickinson
July 24 September 1 July 12 August 26 Comments
Hgt. Spr. Hgt. Spr. Hgt. Spr. Hgt. Spr.
Extra Yellow-Gri 4-6" 10-12" 4-6" 12-15" 4-6" 8-12" 6-8" 10-12" Fargo - Golden yellow; Nicest of the group all season in Fargo

Dickinson - Also best of the three cultivars of moss roses grown in Dickinson
Margarita Rosita-AAS(01) 2-4 4-8 2-6 2-8 2-4 6-8 2-6 6-10 F - Fuchsia; Plants more compact than others, loss of vigor by September

D - Lacked vigor
Sundial Mix-Bod 2-4 8-12 4-6 10-15 -- -- -- -- F - Yellow, rose, peach; No vigor and not many blooms

D - Not tested
Sundial Peach-AAS(99) 2-4 6-8 2-4 10-12 1-4 8-12 2-4 10-12 F - Coral; No vigor, 3 of 6 plants were dead by September

D - Doing alright in July but lacking vigor by August
Sunnyside Cherry Red-Cl 2-4 4-8 6 10-12 -- -- -- -- F - Deep cherry red; No vigor, 4 of 6 plants dead by September

D - Not tested
Sunnyside Pink-Cl 2-4 8-12 2-4 8-10 -- -- -- -- F - No vigor all season, sickly

D - Not tested