Best of the Rest: plants that recieved an average score of 4.5 to 4.9 in the 2013 trials.   

Angelonia Archangel Purple - BallFloraPlant - 4.6

Begonia Breezy Pink Ball Ingenuity 4.9

Begonia Breezy Red - Ball Ingenuity - 4.7

Begonia Breezy Salmon Orange-  Ball Ingenuity - 4.7

Calibrachoa Aloha Volcano Sunset - Dummen - 4.7

Calibrachoa Celebration X-treme Blue - Westhoff - 4.7

Calibrachoa Million Bells Cosmos Pink - Suntory - 4.6

Calibrachoa Million Bells Lavender Improved - Suntory-  4.7

Calibrachoa Million Bells Trailing Yellow - Suntory - 4.5

Calibrachoa MiniFamous iGeneration White - Selecta - 4.9

Calibrachoa Superbells Pomegranate Punch - Proven Winners - 4.9

Canna South Pacific Scarlet - Takii Seed - 4.7

Coleus Kong Jr. Scarlet - Ball Ingenuity - 4.7

Dahlia XXL Durango - Dummen - 4.9

Dahlia XXL Hidalgo - Dummen - 4.6

Geranium Salsarita Lilac Splash - Dummen - 4.7

Geranium Salsarita Wild Salmon - Dummen - 4.7

Gerbera Jasmina - Florist Holland - 4.9

Gerbera Orangina - Florist Holland - 4.9

Gerbera Sweet Dreams - Florist Holland - 4.6

Lobelia Bella Blue - Dummen - 4.5

Lobelia Bella Donna - Dummen - 4.6

Lobelia Star Purple Star - Westhoff - 4.6

Lobelia Sunbelia Compact Pink - Suntory - 4.6

Lobularia Blushing Princess - Proven Winners - 4.7

Lobularia Snow Princess - Proven Winners - 4.7

Lophospermum Lofos Compact White - Suntory - 4.7

Mandevilla Sun Parasol Pretty Crimson - Suntory - 4.6

Mandevilla Sun Parasol Pretty Pink - Suntory - 4.7

Marigold Alumia Deep Orange-  Floranova - 4.7

Marigold Alumia Gold - Floranova - 4.9

Marigold Cresta Gold - Floranova - 4.7

Marigold Cresta Spry - Floranova - 4.6

Pennisetum Graceful Grasses Fireworks - Proven Winners - 4.9

Petunia Famous Firestorm 14 - Selecta - 4.6

Petunia Peppy Lavender - Dummen - 4.7

Petunia Potunia Plus Papaya - Dummen - 4.6

Petunia Potunia Plus Pinkalicious - Dummen - 4.6

Petunia Potunia Plus Yellow - Dummen - 4.6

Petunia Queen Bee - Dummen - 4.5

Petunia Supertunia Flamingo - Proven Winners - 4.7

Petunia Supertunia Vista Bubblegum - Proven Winners - 4.6

Petunia Surfinia Bouquet Hot Pink - Suntory - 4.6

Petunia Surfinia Bouquet Red - Suntory - 4.8

Petunia Surfinia Patio Coral Pink, Patio Yellow, Patio Blue - Suntory - 4.5

Petunia Surfinia Rose Veined - Suntory - 4.6

Petunia Sweetunia Black Satin - Dummen - 4.7

Petunia Sweetunia Fuchsia Queen - Dummen - 4.6

Petunia Trilogy White - Takii Seed - 4.9

Portulaca Cupcake Carrot - Dummen - 4.6

Scaevola Fairy Pink - Selecta - 4.6

Verbena Superbena Royale Chambray - Proven Winners - 4.7

Vinca Titan Burgundy Improved - PanAmerican Seed - 4.6

Vinca Titan Rose Halo - PanAmerican Seed - 4.6

Vinca Vitesse Lavender Morn - Floranova - 4.6

Vinca Vitesse Rose Morn - Floranova - 4.9

Zinnia UpTown Grape - Burpee Home and Garden - 4.7

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