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Leaders of the Pack – Late Season

This list shows all the species/varieties with a late season average of 3.5 or better. Look up our top performers by name on this list. These leaders get our highest recommendation!

  source height dia # weeks in flower all season average early season average late season average # weeks rated above 3
Geranium - '97BP02' AAS 17.0 24.0 15 4.1 3.3125 4.5 16
Geranium - 'Designer Bright Lilac Impr' BFP 11.0 22.0 19 3.825 3.5 3.6875 13
Geranium - 'Designer Bright Red' BFP 15.0 24.0 20 4.25 4.0625 4.0625 18
Geranium - 'Designer Dark Red' BFP 13.0 21.0 19 3.75 3.375 3.6875 12
Geranium - 'Designer Hot Coral' BFP 11.0 21.0 19 4.15 3.75 4.125 18
Geranium - 'Designer Lilac Chiffon' BFP 11.0 24.0 20 3.875 3.6875 3.6875 18
Geranium - 'Designer Pink Parfait' BFP 12.0 16.0 20 3.75 3.5 3.625 13
Geranium - 'Designer Purple Rose' BFP 8.0 20.0 20 4.125 3.75 4.1875 19
Geranium - 'Designer Red' BFP 12.0 23.0 19 4.25 4.125 4 19
Geranium - 'Designer Rose' BFP 10.0 21.0 20 4.1 4.125 3.625 15
Geranium - 'Designer Salmon' BFP 13.0 19.0 20 4.025 4.0625 3.5 15
Geranium - 'Fantasia Coral' BFP 10.0 22.0 20 4.075 3.5625 4.125 16
Geranium - 'Fantasia Flame' BFP 20.0 24.0 18 4.325 3.75 4.6875 18
Geranium - 'Fantasia Flamingo Rose' BFP 11.0 19.0 20 4 3.75 3.8125 15
Geranium - 'Patriot Bright Red' OGL 13.0 24.0 18 4.275 4.125 4.0625 17
Geranium - 'Patriot Watermelon' OGL 16.0 24.0 20 3.975 4.0625 3.5625 16
Geranium - 'Rocky Mountain Deep Salmon' FIS 10.0 15.0 20 3.85 3.4375 3.9375 14
Geranium - 'Salmon-Compact Cascade' FIS 9.0 36.0 20 4.375 3.625 4.9375 18
Geranium - 'Showcase Bright Red' BFP 10.0 20.0 19 3.725 3.5625 3.5 14
Geranium - 'Showcase Pink Parfait' BFP 9.0 14.0 20 3.45 3 3.8125 11
Geranium - 'Golden Edge' SSN 22.0 24.0 0 2.725 1.5625 3.5 13
Impatiens - 'Accent Coral' AAS 28.0 24.0 20 3.925 3.5625 3.8125 17
Impatiens - 'Carnival Cranberry' DHN 34.0 24.0 20 3.825 3.4375 3.625 12
Impatiens - 'Carnival Deep Pink' DHN 31.0 24.0 20 3.7 3.4375 3.625 15
Impatiens - 'Carnival Lilac' DHN 30.0 24.0 20 3.875 3.6875 3.75 16
Impatiens - 'Carnival Metallic Lilac' DHN 34.0 24.0 20 3.825 3.4375 4.125 18
Impatiens - 'Carnival Mix' DHN 29.0 24.0 19 3.85 3.5625 3.5625 12
Impatiens - 'Carnival Red' DHN 31.0 24.0 20 3.7 3.3125 3.875 14
Impatiens - 'Dazzler Lilac Splash' BALL 32.0 24.0 20 3.9 3.4375 4.1875 18
Impatiens - 'Dazzler Pink Deep' BALL 26.0 24.0 20 3.65 3.4375 3.75 16
Impatiens - 'Dazzler Punch' BALL 25.0 24.0 19 3.6 3.0625 3.875 10
Impatiens - 'Dazzler Violet Impr.' BALL 29.0 24.0 19 3.9 3.5 4.0625 16
Impatiens - 'Dazzler Violet Star' BALL 30.0 24.0 20 3.675 3.1875 4 14
Impatiens - 'Showstopper Cherry' BALL 30.0 24.0 20 4.15 3.5625 4.3125 16
Impatiens - 'Showstopper Picotee' BALL 28.0 24.0 19 3.975 3.5 4.125 15
Impatiens - 'Showstopper Red' BALL 29.0 24.0 20 4.025 3.5 4.125 16
Impatiens - 'Showstopper Tropical Punch' BALL 25.0 24.0 20 3.675 3.4375 3.5625 14
Impatiens - 'Stardust Raspberry' PA 25.0 24.0 19 3.4 3.0625 3.5 9
Impatiens - 'Super Elfin Blush' PA 26.0 24.0 20 3.975 3.4375 4.4375 18
Impatiens - 'Super Elfin Cherry Impr.' PA 33.0 24.0 20 3.55 3.0625 4 13
Impatiens - 'Super Elfin Lipstick' PA 30.0 24.0 19 3.875 3.0625 4.5 13
Impatiens - 'Super Elfin Red' PA 25.0 24.0 20 3.75 3.375 3.9375 16
Impatiens - 'Super Elfin Salmon Blush' PA 27.0 24.0 20 3.5 3.0625 3.6875 11
Impatiens - 'Super Elfin Violet' PA 24.0 24.0 20 3.925 3.3125 4.125 15
Impatiens - 'Super Elfin White Impr.' PA 23.5 24.0 20 3.3 3 3.5 8
Impatiens (Double) - 'Victorian Rose' AAS 29.0 24.0 19 3.8 3.25 4.0625 16
Impatiens (Double) - 'Fiesta Burgundy Rose' BFP 25.0 24.0 20 4.025 3.625 4.3125 19
Impatiens (Double) - 'Fiesta Lavender Orchid' BFP 23.0 24.0 20 4.075 3.75 4.1875 18
Impatiens (Double) - 'Fiesta Orange Spice' BFP 26.0 24.0 20 3.725 3.6875 3.625 17
Impatiens (Double) - 'Fiesta Pink Ruffles' BFP 30.0 24.0 20 4.25 4.125 4.1875 19
Impatiens (Double) - 'Fiesta Salmon Sunrise' BFP 25.0 24.0 20 3.85 3.75 3.875 19
Impatiens (Double) - 'Fiesta Sparkler Rose' BFP 18.0 24.0 20 3.75 3.5625 3.875 18
Impatiens (Double) - 'Fiesta White' BFP 25.0 24.0 20 3.975 3.8125 3.875 17
Impatiens (Double) - 'Tioga Hot Pink' Ecke 32.0 24.0 20 4.2 4.125 4 19
Impatiens (Double) - 'Tioga Neon Salmon' Ecke 28.0 24.0 20 4.075 3.6875 4.5 19
Impatiens (Double) - 'Fanfare Fushia' BFP 28.0 24.0 20 4.45 4.125 4.5 19
Marigold - 'Bonanza Bolero' AAS 13.5 23.0 16 2.85 3.625 3.5 13
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Alexis' FIS 15.0 21.0 18 3.925 3.0625 4.75 13
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Apricot' BFP 19.0 24.0 20 4.475 3.75 4.9375 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Blush Pink Impr' BFP 16.5 24.0 20 4.45 3.6875 5 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Bonfire Orange' BFP 18.0 24.0 20 4.6 4 5 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Bright Coral' BFP 15.0 22.0 20 3.875 3.4375 4.375 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Candy Pink' BFP 20.0 24.0 20 4.475 3.6875 5 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Cherry Red' BFP 24.0 24.0 20 4.5 3.875 4.875 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Light Lavender III' BFP 19.0 24.0 20 4.375 3.625 4.9375 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Light Salmon II' BFP 15.0 24.0 20 4.475 3.75 5 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Orange' BFP 19.0 24.0 20 4.3 3.5625 4.9375 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Raspberry Rose' BFP 20.0 24.0 20 4.225 3.5 4.5625 17
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Red' BFP 16.0 24.0 19 4.275 3.875 4.3125 17
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Rose' BFP 11.0 21.0 20 3.55 3.4375 3.625 17
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Salmon' BFP 19.0 24.0 20 4.5 3.75 5 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration Sangria' BFP 18.0 24.0 20 4.275 3.5625 4.6875 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebration White' BFP 13.0 22.0 20 3.95 3.25 4.5 16
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebrette Appleblossom' BFP 15.5 24.0 20 4.25 3.5 4.6875 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebrette Hot Pink' BFP 15.5 24.0 20 4.4 3.625 4.9375 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebrette Light Coral Impr' BFP 15.0 22.0 19 4.125 3.6875 4.5 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebrette Peach' BFP 14.0 23.0 20 3.9 3.375 4.625 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebrette Pink Jewel' BFP 16.0 24.0 20 4.325 3.375 5 17
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebrette Salmon Frost' BFP 15.0 24.0 20 4.4 3.625 5 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Celebrette Scarlet' BFP 18.0 24.0 20 4.35 3.6875 4.8125 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Cherry Rose' FIS 13.0 15.0 19 3.425 3.25 3.75 13
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Dark Red' FIS 12.0 24.0 20 3.775 3.0625 4.3125 13
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Deep Salmon' FIS 12.0 16.0 20 3.6 3.375 3.875 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Flame' FIS 12.0 21.0 19 3.575 3.25 3.8125 15
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Light Coral' FIS 13.0 17.5 19 4.125 3.6875 4.4375 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Magenta' FIS 14.0 24.0 19 4.475 3.75 5 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Pastel Rose' FIS 11.0 17.0 20 3.725 3.4375 4.0625 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Peach' FIS 14.0 18.0 19 3.9 3.625 4.0625 17
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Pink' FIS 14.0 24.0 19 4.475 3.6875 5 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Raspberry Cream' FIS 18.0 24.0 19 4.35 3.75 4.875 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Royal Red' FIS 13.0 19.0 20 3.875 3.3125 4.3125 17
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony Salmon' FIS 15.5 24.0 19 4.075 3.3125 4.6875 16
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Harmony White' FIS 18.0 22.0 20 4.15 3.6875 4.4375 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Kim' FIS 13.0 20.0 18 3.625 3 4.1875 11
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Lasting Impressions Purity' OGL 18.0 21.0 20 3.8 3.3125 4.0625 16
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Lasting Impressions Serenity' OGL 20.0 24.0 20 4.175 3.3125 4.75 16
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Orange Pinwheel Gem' OGL 13.0 18.0 17 3.85 3.25 4.125 16
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Blush Pink' OGL 13.0 19.0 20 3.8 3.4375 3.8125 16
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Bright Pink' OGL 13.0 18.0 19 3.575 3.1875 3.5625 15
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Bright White' OGL 17.0 23.0 20 3.825 3.3125 4.25 17
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Deep Orange' OGL 12.0 18.0 20 3.625 3.1875 3.875 13
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Hot Lava' OGL 24.0 24.0 20 4.55 3.875 5 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Orange Swirls' OGL 15.0 24.0 18 3.95 3.375 4.3125 16
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Red' OGL 14.0 22.0 19 3.825 3.375 3.9375 15
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Red Peppermint' OGL 13.0 24.0 20 3.9 3.125 4.5625 14
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Rose Swirls' OGL 10.5 18.5 17 3.45 3.25 3.5625 13
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Salmon' OGL 14.5 20.0 19 3.825 3.1875 4.4375 16
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Ovation Salmon Pink Swirls' OGL 14.5 24.0 16 4.175 3.5625 4.625 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Paradise Candy Kiss' Ecke 15.5 24.0 19 4.325 3.6875 4.6875 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Paradise Electric Orange (Timor)' Ecke 15.0 18.0 20 3.85 3.5625 3.9375 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Paradise Light Pink (Woya)' Ecke 13.0 22.0 19 4.1 3.5625 4.5625 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Paradise Salmon (Grenada)' Ecke 14.5 23.0 20 3.95 3.6875 4.1875 18
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Paradise True Red (Moala)' Ecke 14.0 21.0 19 3.6 3.125 4 14
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Pure Beauty Red on Pink (Neptis)' Ecke 13.5 22.0 18 4 3.25 4.4375 14
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Red Gem' OGL 16.0 24.0 17 3.925 3.5625 4 17
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Sarah' FIS 12.0 21.0 19 4.2 3.4375 4.75 19
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Swing' FIS 13.0 21.0 19 3.775 3.0625 4.3125 13
New Guinea Impatiens - 'Vicky' FIS 12.0 20.0 18 3.15 2.4375 3.8125 10
New Guinea Impatiens - 'White Gem' OGL 15.0 24.0 16 4.15 3.6875 4.375 19
Pentas - 'Star Lavender Light' PA 15.0 19.0 14 3.15 2.625 3.75 7
Petunia - 'Happy Dream (Petitunia)' Ecke 9.0 24.0 20 4.125 4.25 3.5625 15
Petunia - 'Lavender Wave' AAS 9.0 24.0 20 4.3 3.9375 4.375 16
Petunia - 'Tidal Wave Pink Hot' BALL 11.0 24.0 20 4.025 4.0625 3.625 16
Petunia - 'VIP'
10.0 36.0+ 14 3.175 1.625 4 12
Petunia - 'Wave Misty Lilac' PA 9.0 24.0 20 4.075 4.0625 3.6875 16
Petunia - 'Wave Purple' PA 8.5 24.0 20 4.3 3.9375 4.3125 16
Petunia - 'Wave Rose' PA 10.0 24.0 20 3.875 3.875 3.5 14
Petunia - 'Escapade Blue' PA 13.5 24.0 16 3.925 3.25 4.4375 16
Petunia - 'Escapade White' PA 14.0 24.0 15 3.675 3.25 3.9375 16
Salvia - 'Empire Orange Bicolor' BALL 10.0 15.0 20 3.775 3.4375 3.75 13
Salvia - 'Red Hot Sally' BALL 14.0 21.0 19 3.95 3.25 4.375 15
Salvia - 'Reference' BEN 19.0 24.0 18 4.375 4.125 4.3125 19
Salvia - 'Strata' AAS 16.0 19.0 18 3.6 3.4375 3.5625 16
Salvia - 'Vista Salmon' PA 12.0 21.0 19 3.775 3.625 3.625 15
Solanum quitoense

60.0 36.0+ 13 3.475 3 3.8125 15
Sunflower (Branching) 'Henri Wilde'


5 1.4 3.5 3.5 5
Sunflower (Branching) 'Vanilla Ice'


5 1.4 3.5 3.5 5
Torenia - 'Summer Wave Deep Violet' BCG 8.5 36.0 13 3.375 2.5625 4 13
Verbena - 'Aztec Lavender Impr' BFP 10.0 24.0 14 3.95 3.6875 4 19
Verbena - 'Aztec Pink Magic' BFP 8.5 36.0 15 3.8 3.4375 3.875 14
Verbena - 'Serenity Mix' AT 15.0 24.0 14 4 3.6875 4.1875 19
Vinca - '00BP11' AAS 20.0 24.0 16 3.475 2.6875 4.0625 10
Vinca - '00BP13' AAS 15.0 24.0 16 3.475 2.1875 4.5625 12
Vinca - '00BP14' AAS 14.5 24.0 19 3.65 3.0625 3.875 13
Vinca - '99BP12' AAS 20.0 24.0 20 3.625 3.3125 3.6875 13
Vinca - 'Cooler Orchid' AAS 16.5 24.0 17 4 3 4.625 15
Vinca - 'Cooler Peppermint' AAS 16.0 24.0 17 3.75 2.5625 4.375 13
Vinca - 'Pacifica Red' AAS 18.0 24.0 20 3.85 3.3125 4 13
Vinca - 'Pacifica White' AAS 14.0 24.0 18 3.6 2.9375 3.625 13
Vinca - 'Stardust Orchid' AAS 17.0 24.0 16 3.5 2.625 4.125 14
'Victory Carmine Rose' SAK 15.0 24.0 14 3.575 2.125 4.5 13
Vinca - 'Victory Deep Apricot' SAK 16.5 23.0 14 3.375 2 4.375 12
Vinca - 'Victory Grape' SAK 12.0 23.0 17 3.175 2.3125 3.875 11
Vinca - 'Victory Pure White' SAK 14.5 17.0 14 2.95 1.375 4.125 10
Wax Begonia - 'Ambassador Rose' DHN 12.5 15.5 20 3.175 2.75 3.625 9
Wax Begonia - 'Ambassador Rose Blush' DHN 13.0 17.0 20 3.3 2.875 3.75 9
Wax Begonia - 'Ambassador Soft Pink' DHN 14.0 19.0 20 3.125 2.8125 3.5 8
Wax Begonia - 'Dragon Wing' PA 24.0 24.0 17 4.45 3.8125 4.8125 19
Wax Begonia - 'Inferno Mix' DHN 17.0 24.0 20 3.85 3.4375 4.0625 18
Wax Begonia - 'Inferno Red' AAS 21.0 24.0 20 4.25 3.8125 4.3125 19
Wax Begonia - 'Party Red Bronze Leaf' BEN 19.0 23.0 20 3.875 3.4375 4.25 19
Wax Begonia - 'Party Scarlet' AAS 19.0 24.0 20 4.1 3.5625 4.4375 19
Wax Begonia - 'Senator Deep Rose' DHN 15.0 16.0 20 3.4 2.8125 4.0625 10
Wax Begonia - 'Senator Rose' DHN 14.0 17.0 20 3.175 2.875 3.5625 7
Wax Begonia - 'Senator White' DHN 11.0 17.0 20 3.325 3.0625 3.625 13
Wax Begonia - 'Super Olympia Rose' BEN 12.0 14.0 20 3.3 3 3.5 13
Zinnia - 'Old Mexico'
22.0 26.0 13 2.85 1.5625 3.8125 12

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