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Best of Breed

This list shows cultivars having the best "all season average" for each species.

  source # weeks in flower all season average early season average late season average # weeks rated above 3
Bellis - 'Galaxy Red' SAK 10.0 1.2 1.8 0.9 0.0
Diantus - "Floral Lace White' BALL 0.0 3.0 2.7 3.4 6.0
Diascia - 'Pink Queen' GRS 0.0 0.6 1.0 0.4 0.0
Dusty Miller - 'Cirrus' ---- 0.0 1.5 1.9 1.1 0.0
Flat Pak Choi - "Tatsoi' NCSU 4.0 1.4 2.1 1.1 2.0
Kale - 'Red Bor' NCSU 0.0 3.7 4.0 3.7 16.0
Linaria - 'Fantasy White' AT 0.0 0.8 1.4 0.5 0.0
Mustard - 'Southern Giant' NCSU 0.0 2.6 2.8 2.9 8.0
Ornamental Cabbage - 'Osaka Red' NCSU 3.0 2.7 4.2 1.4 7.0
Ornamental Kale - 'Flamingo Plumes' NCSU 1.0 2.8 3.9 1.9 6.0
Pac Choi - 'Joi Choi' NCSU 2.0 2.1 2.6 1.9 2.0
Pansy - 'Clear Sky True Blue Impr' SYN 11.0 3.0 2.8 3.3 4.0
Phlox - '21st Century Mix' ---- 0.0 1.0 1.8 0.5 0.0
Poppy - 'Aurantiaca' ---- 0.0 2.5 2.8 2.2 0.0
Potherb Mustard - 'Early Mizuna' NCSU 2.0 1.3 2.3 0.5 2.0
Primula - 'Supreme Blue' SAK 1.0 1.4 1.9 0.9 0.0
Red Lollo Lettuce - 'Impuls' Johnny's 0.0 1.0 1.8 0.5 0.0
Rhubarb Chard - 'Ruby Red' NCSU 0.0 1.0 1.6 0.7 0.0
Snapdragon - 'Crown Pastel Mix' SYN 0.0 1.2 1.8 0.8 0.0
Stock - 'Vintage Burgundy' ---- 5.0 1.1 1.8 0.5 0.0
Swiss Chard - 'Bright Lights' NCSU 0.0 1.2 1.6 1.0 0.0
Verbena - 'Tapien Blue' PVNW 0.0 0.6 0.8 0.5 0.0
Viola 'Babyface Ruby Gold' ---- 16.0 2.9 2.8 3.4 5.0

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