2004 TOP PERFORMERS
Top performers are those that received a *, **, or *** during either evaluation time as seen on the 'Height and Spread Measurements' Table on pages 8-17. The plants are listed in alphabetical order.
Fargo-Top Performers
July 26 September 3,4
Ageratum 'Blue Horizon'  Pelargonium 'Dolce Vita 2004' T. erecta 'Perfection Yellow' Agastache rupestins Ipomoea 'Heavenly Blue' Tanacetum 'Silver Feather'
Ageratum 'Neptune Blue' Pelargonium 'Graffiti Fire' T. patula 'Bonanza Harmony' Ageratum 'Neptune Blue' Ipomoea 'Star of Yelta' Thunbergia (Black-eyed Susan Vine)
Antirrhinum 'Night and Day' Pelgaronium 'Graffiti Salmon Rose' T. patula 'Bonanza Orange' Antirrhinum 'Night and Day' Lablab (Hyacinth Bean) Verbena bonariensis
Antirrhinum 'Purple Bells' Pelargonium 'Himalaya Red' T. patula 'Durango Tangerine'  Antirrhinum 'Rose Ribbon' Limonium 'Soiree Mix'  Verbena 'Imagination' 
Arctotis venusta  Pelargonium 'Holiday Purple Dream' T. patula 'Golden Guardian'  Asarina 'Color Mix' Pelargonium (Geranium) 'Black Velvet Rose' Zinnia elegans 'Benary's Giant Mix'
Asarina 'Color Mix' Pelargonium 'Maxime' T. patula 'Tiger Eyes'  Asclepias 'Red Butterfly' Pelargonium 'Deep Salmon Orbit' Z. elegans 'Giant Cactus Mix'
Begonia 'Baby Wing Pink' Pelargonium 'Purple Blizzard' Verbena 'Imagination'  Asclepias 'Silky Gold' Pelargonium 'Dolce Vita 2004' Z. elegans 'Magellan Coral'
Begonia 'Dragon Wing Pink' Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Lavender' Zinnia elegans 'Envy' Asclepias 'Silky Red' Pelargonium 'Graffiti Salmon Rose' Z. elegans 'Park's Picks Mix'
Begonia 'Harmony Pink Improved' Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Red 2003' Z. elegans 'Magellan Coral' Begonia 'Baby Wing Pink' Pelargonium 'Holiday Purple Dream' Z. elegans 'Peter Pan Mix'
Begonia 'Harmony Scarlet Improved' Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Scarlet' Z. elegans 'Peter Pan Mix' Begonia 'Harmony Pink Improved' Pelargonium 'Maverick Light Salmon' Z. elegans 'Short Stuff Mix' 
Begonia 'Harmony White Improved' Pelargonium 'Ruby Dream' Z. elegans 'Short Stuff Mix'  Begonia 'Harmony Scarlet Improved' Pelargonium 'Maverick Violet' Z. hybrid 'Profusion Cherry' 
Begonia 'Olympia Sprint Deep Pink' Pelargonium 'Tango Fire' Z. tenuifola 'Red Spider' Begonia 'Harmony White Improved' Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Lavender' Z. hybrid 'Profusion White' 
Begonia 'Olympia Sprint Mix Improved' Pelargonium 'Tutti Frutti' Z. hybrid 'Profusion Cherry'  Begonia 'Olympia Sprint Deep Pink' Pelargonium 'Rose Orbit'  
Begonia 'Olympia Sprint Pink' Pennisetum(Fountain Grass) Z. hybrid 'Profusion White'  Begonia 'Olympia Sprint Mix Imp.' Pelargonium 'Tutti Frutti'
Begonia 'Partyfun' Petunia 'Double Cascade Blue'   Begonia 'Olympia Sprint Pink' Pennisetum(Fountain Grass)
Begonia 'Prelude Pink Improved' Petunia 'Dreams Burgundy Picotee'   Begonia 'Partyfun' Petunia 'Dreams Burgundy Picotee'  
Begonia 'Prelude Scarlet Improved' Petunia 'Dreams Sky Blue'   Begonia 'Prelude Pink Improved' Petunia 'Dreams Sky Blue'  
Begonia 'Prelude White Improved' Petunia 'Tidal Wave Purple'   Begonia 'Prelude Scarlet Improved' Petunia 'Tidal Wave Purple'  
Begonia 'Vodka'  Petunia 'Tidal Wave Silver'   Begonia 'Prelude White Improved' Petunia 'Tidal Wave Silver'  
Calendula 'Prince Mix' Phaseolus(Scarlet Runner Bean)   Begonia 'Vodka'  Plectranthus 'Silver Shield'  
Cleome 'Queen Mix'  Plectranthus 'Silver Shield'   Capsicum 'Chilly Chili' Rudbeckia 'Autumn Colors'   
Cleome 'Sparkler Blush'  Rudbeckia 'Autumn Colors'    Cleome 'Sparkler Blush' Rudbeckia 'Cherokee Sunset'   
Dianthus barbatus 'Dynasty Rose Lace'  Rudbeckia 'Cordoba'    Cleome 'Sparkler Lavender' Rudbeckia 'Indian Summer'   
D. chinensis 'Melody Pink' Rudbeckia 'Maya'    Dianthus barbatus 'Dynasty Rose Lace'  Rudbeckia 'Prairie Sun'  
Eragrostis 'Wind Dancer' Rudbeckia'Prairie Sun'   D. chinensis 'Melody Pink'  Salvia farinacea 'Reference'   
Eustoma 'Echo Blue' Rudbeckia 'Toto Gold'   Dichondra 'Silver Falls' S. patens 'Blue Angel'   
Eustoma 'Echo Yellow' Rudbeckia 'Toto Lemon'   Eragrostis 'Wind Dancer' S. splendens 'Salvatore'  
Gaillardia 'Sundance Bicolor' Salvia farinacea 'Reference'    Eustoma 'Echo Yellow' Senecio 'Cirrus'  
Gazania 'Daybreak Orange Cream' S. farinacea 'Victoria'    Eustoma 'Forever  Blue' Senecio 'Silverdust'  
Gazania 'Kiss Mixture' S. splendens 'Salvatore'   Gaillardia 'Sundance Bicolor' Spilanthes 'Peek-A-Boo'   
Impatiens hawkerii 'Super Sonic Peach' Spilanthes 'Peek-A-Boo'    Gomphrena 'Purple Gomp' Stipa 'Angel Hair'  
I. hawkerii 'Super Sonic Salmon' Tagetes erecta 'Antigua Orange'   Helichrysum 'Bright Bikini Mix' Tagetes patula 'Bonanza Gold'   
Ipomoea batata 'Blackie' T. erecta 'Inca II Gold' Impatiens hawkerii 'Super Sonic Salmon' T. patula 'Bonanza Orange'   
Lablab  (Hyacinth Bean) T. erecta 'Inca II Orange' Ipomoea 'Blackie' T. patula 'Durango Tangerine'   
Pelargonium (Geranium) 'Black Magic' T. erecta 'Inca II Yellow' Ipomoea 'Marguerite' T. patula 'Durango Yellow Imp.'   
Pelargonium 'BullsEye Light Pink' T. erecta 'Perfection Gold' Ipomoea (Firecracker Vine)  T. patula 'Tiger Eyes'   
Dickinson-Top Performers Williston-Top Performers
July 7 August 30 July 8 August 31
Begonia 'Baby Wing Pink' Begonia 'Baby Wing Pink' Rudbeckia 'Maya'  Begonia 'Non-stop Deep Red' Begonia 'Baby Wing Pink' Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Scarlet'
Cleome 'Sparkler Blush'  Capsicum 'Chilly Chili' Rudbeckia'Prairie Sun' Impatiens hawkerii 'Sonic Cherry' Begonia 'Olympia Sprint Deep Pink' Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Violet'
Dianthus barbatus 'Dynasty Rose Lace'  Dianthus caryophyllus 'Can Can Scarlet' Salvia splendens 'Salvatore' I. hawkerii 'Sonic Scarlet Blush'  Capsicum 'Chilly Chili' Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. White'
Eustoma 'Forever  Blue' D. chinensis 'Melody Pink' Zinnia 'Profusion White' I. hawkerii 'Super Sonic Magenta' Cosmos 'Cosmic Orange' Pelargonium 'Ruby Dream'
Impatiens hawkerii 'Sonic Amethyst' Eragrostis 'Wind Dancer'   Petunia 'Dreams Sky Blue' Delphinium 'Summer Stars' Pelargonium 'Tango Fire'
I. hawkerii 'Sonic Scarlet Blush'  Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun'     Dianthus barbatus 'Dynasty Rose Lace'  Pelargonium 'Tutti Frutti'
I. hawkerii 'Sonic Zorro Red'  G. pulchella 'Sundance Bicolor'     D. caryophyllus 'Can Can Scarlet' Pennisetum(Fountain Grass)
I. hawkerii 'Super Sonic Salmon' Gomphrena 'Purple Gomp'     D. chinensis 'Melody Pink' Petunia 'Dreams Burgundy Picotee'
Ipomoea 'Sunrise Serenade' Gypsophila 'Gypsy Deep Rose'     Eragrostis 'Wind Dancer' Petunia 'Dreams Sky Blue'
Pelargonium 'Graffiti Fire' Pelargonium 'Alba'     Eustoma 'Forever  Blue' Petunia 'Limbo Violet'
Pelargonium 'Graffiti Pink' Pelargonium 'Black Velvet Rose'     Gaillardia aristata 'Arizona Sun' Petunia 'Tidal Wave Silver'
Petunia 'Dreams Burgundy Picotee' Pelargonium 'BullsEye Light Pink'     G. pulchella 'Sundance Bicolor' Petunia 'Lavender Wave'
Petunia 'Dreams Sky Blue' Pelargonium 'Dolce Vita 2004'     Impatiens hawkerii 'Sonic Scarlet Blush'  Plectranthus 'Silver Shield'
Petunia 'Limbo Violet' Pelargonium 'Graffiti Pink'   Ipomoea 'Sunrise Serenade' Rudbeckia 'Cherokee Sunset' 
Plectranthus 'Silver Shield' Pelargonium 'Maxime'   Pelargonium 'Alba' Rudbeckia'Prairie Sun'
Zinnia elegans 'Magellan Coral' Pelargonium 'Molina 2005'   Pelargonium 'Black Magic' Viola 'Ultimo Morpho'
  Pelargonium 'Purple Blizzard'   Pelargonium 'Black Velvet Rose' Zinnia elegans 'Magellan Coral'
  Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Dark Red'     Pelargonium 'Bravo' Zinnia 'Profusion White'
  Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Deep Rose'   Pelargonium 'BullsEye Cherry'  
  Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Lavender'     Pelargonium  'BullsEye Light Pink'  
  Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Lavender Pink'     Pelargonium 'Calypso 2001'  
  Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Light Pink'     Pelargonium 'Dolce Vita 2004'
  Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Magenta'     Pelargonium 'Graffiti Fire'  
  Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Orange'     Pelargonium 'Graffiti Pink'  
  Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Salmon 2004'     Pelargonium 'Graffiti Salmon Rose'  
  Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Salmon Rose'     Pelargonium 'Himalaya Red'  
  Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. White'     Pelargonium 'Holiday Purple Dream'
  Pelargonium 'Tango Fire'   Pelargonium 'Holiday Ruby Dream'
  Pelargonium 'Tutti Frutti'   Pelargonium 'Luna 2005'  
  Pennisetum(Fountain Grass)   Pelargonium 'Maxime'  
  Petunia 'Double Cascade Blue'   Pelargonium 'Molina 2005'  
  Petunia 'Dreams Burgundy Picotee'   Pelargonium 'Purple Blizzard'  
  Petunia 'Dreams Sky Blue'   Pelargonium 'Purple Dream'  
  Petunia 'Easy Wave Blue'   Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Dark Red'
  Petunia 'Tidal Wave Silver'   Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Lavender'
  Plectranthus 'Silver Shield'   Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Magenta'
  Portulaca 'Margarita Peppermint'   Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Orange'
  Portulaca 'Margarita Rosita'   Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Salmon 2004'
  Rudbeckia 'Cherokee Sunset'    Pelargonium 'Rocky Mtn. Salmon Rose'