Perry's Perennial Pages -- 2005 Research Update

2005 Herbaceous Perennial Trials
Horticulture Research Center, So. Burlington, VT
Dr. Leonard Perry, Extension Professor

(listed sequentially counterclockwise from NW corner)

Genus

Species

Cultivar

Common Name

WEST BORDER

     

Paeonia

 

Aerie

Peony

Paeonia

 

Lillian Wild

Peony

Paeonia

 

Sarah Bernhardt

Peony

Paeonia

 

Edulis Superba

Peony

Paeonia

 

Charm

Peony

Paeonia

 

Elsa Sass

Peony

Paeonia

 

Hillbilly

Peony

Paeonia

 

Lady Orchid

Peony

Paeonia

 

RA Napier

Peony

Paeonia

 

Sword Dance

Peony

Paeonia

 

Nick Shaylor

Peony

Paeonia

 

Dr. JH Neely

Peony

Paeonia

 

Mrs. Franklin D Roosevelt

Peony

Paeonia

 

Mrs. JH Neely

Peony

Paeonia

 

Le Jour

Peony

Paeonia

 

Gay Paree

Peony

Paeonia

 

Karl Rosenfield

Peony

Paeonia

 

Rose Shaylor

Peony

Humulus

lupulus

Aquila

Hops

Phlox

paniculata

Ending Blue

Phlox

Phlox

paniculata

Red Riding Hood

Phlox

Hemerocallis

 

Nancy Davis Hill

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Nan Rehnquist

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Hillcrest Treasure

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Rosanna Jaffin

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Julianna McIntyre

Daylily

Phlox

paniculata

Harlequin

Phlox

Hemerocallis

 

Hillcrest Moonlight

Daylily

Phlox

paniculata

Little Boy

Phlox

Hemerocallis

 

Hillcrest Gold

Daylily

Phlox

paniculata

David

Phlox

Hemerocallis

 

Danny Fontaine

Daylily

Panicum

 

Dallas Blue

Switch Grass

Phlox

paniculata

Dunbar Creek

Garden Phlox

Physostegia

virginiana

Alba

White Obedient Plant

Dianthus

 

Lola (PH)

Pinks

Dianthus

 

trial (PH)

Pinks

Filipendula

ulmaria plena

 

Meadowsweet

Filipendula

rubra

Venusta

Queen-of-the-Prairie

Phlox

paniculata

Shortwood

Garden Phlox

Phlox

glaberrima

 

Phlox

Aster

novae-angliae

Christopher Harbutt

New England Aster

Dianthus

 

Kerris (PH)

Pinks

Phlox

maculata

Alpha

Phlox

Phlox

paniculata

Miss Elie

Phlox

Humulus

lupulus

Galena

Hops

Dianthus

 

Bath's Pink

Dianthus

Helichrysum

 

Ruby Cluster (B)

Everlasting

Coreopsis

 

Creme Brulee (B)

Tickseed

Lilium

 

Marlene

Asiatic Lily

Lilium

 

Lolypop

Asiatic Lily

Lilium

 

America

Asiatic Lily

Hemerocallis

 

Miss Tinkerbell

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Miss Amelia

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Lady Emily

Daylily

Lilium

 

Latvia

Asiatic Lily

Verbesina

alternifolia

 

Crown-beard

Aster

novae-angliae

September Ruby

New England Aster

Fragaria

 

Red Ruby (B)

Strawberry

Hemerocallis

 

Lady Scarlet

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Miss Mary Mary

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Lady Lucille

Daylily

Sedum

 

Aureo-variegata

Sedum

Helenium

 

Mardi Gras

 

Heliopsis

 

Bressingham Doubloon (B)

Perennial Sunflower

Cimicifuga

racemosa

 

Black Snakeroot

Rudbeckia

laciniata

Hortensia

Golden Glow

Penstemon

cobaea

 

Bearded Tongue

Penstemon

digitalis

Husker Red

Husker Red Penstemon

Aruncus

dioicus

 

Goatsbeard

Lysimachia

punctata

Alexander

Variegated Loosestrife

Lysimachia

punctata

 

Yellow Loosestrife

Lilum x

 

Enchantment

Lily

Paeonia

 

Sarah Bernhardt

Peony

Humulus

lupulus

Liberty

Hops

Lysimachia

ciliata

Firecracker

Loosestrife

Geranium

sanguineum

Alan Bloom

Geranium

Dianthus

 

Pixie (PH)

Dianthus

Hemerocallis

 

Baby Bear

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Pastures of Pleasure

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Cinderellas Dark Side

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Scintillation

Daylily

Tanacetum

vulgare

Isla Gold

Golden Tansy

Sedum

 

trial (PH)

Sedum

Solidago

 

Crown of Rays

Goldenrod

SOUTH BORDER

     

Campanula

takesimana

 

Korean Bellflower

Hemerocallis

 

Parlor Magic

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Luther

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Little Ben

Daylily

Achillea

millefolium

Cassis

Yarrow

Miscanthus

sinensis

Purpurascens

Purple Eulalia Grass

Iris (bearded)

 

Wenatchee Skies

Bearded/German Iris

Iris (bearded)

 

Snow Maiden

Bearded/German Iris

Hemerocallis

 

Cartwheel

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Bonnie Jean Seaton

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Novelty Number

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Jake Russell

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Yellow Jewel

Daylily

Humulus

lupulus

Sterling

Hops

Miscanthus

sinensis

Helga Reich

Eulalia grass

Miscanthus

sinensis

Sarabande

Eulalia grass

Miscanthus

sinensis

Variegatus

Eulalia grass

Miscanthus

sinensis

Zwergzebra

Eulalia grass

Clematis

 

Niobe

Clematis

Hemerocallis

 

Ury Winniford

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Yesterday's Memories

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Fresh Air

Daylily

Dianthus

 

Fire Star (PH)

Pinks

Dianthus

 

Amanda (PH)

Pinks

Lavandula

 

Violet Intrigue (PH)

Lavender

Malva

alcea fastigiata

 

Mallow

Helianthus

salicifolius

Low Down (B)

Perennial sunflower

Aster

 

trial (PH)

Aster

Hemerocallis

 

Leona Clay

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Newt's Folly

Daylily

Geranium

sanguineum

 

Geranium

Hemerocallis

 

Ice Carnival

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Happy Returns

Daylily

Thermopsis

caroliniana

 

Carolina Thermopsis

Minuarta

verna

   

Iris

chamaeiris

 

Iris

Iris

sibirica

Pirate Prince

Siberian Iris

Sedum

 

Postman's Pride (PH)

Sedum

Carex

 

Evergold (PS)

Sedge

Euphorbia

 

Blackbird (PH)

Spurge

Euphorbia

 

Tasmanian Tiger (PH)

Spurge

Phlox

 

Flower Power (B)

Phlox

Monarda

 

Robert Poore

Bee Balm

Solidago

 

Goldrush (B)

Goldenrod

Phlox

carolina

Miss Lingard

Phlox

Echinacea

purpurea

White Swan

Coneflower

Echinacea

purpurea

Sunset

Coneflower

Echinacea

purpurea

Sunrise

Coneflower

Primula

 

Snowflakes (B)

Primrose

Sempervivum

tectorum

Rubellum

Hens-and-Chicks

Calamagrostis

acutiflora

Stricta

Feather Reed Grass

Oenothera

speciosa

 

Showy Primrose

Hemerocallis

 

Siloam Fairy Mist

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Siloam Bo Peep

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Siloam David Kirchoff

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Siloam Virginia Henson

Daylily

Spartina

pectinata

 

Cord Grass

Humulus

lupulus

Northern Brewer

Hops

Clematis

 

John Warren

Clematis

Hemerocallis

 

Green Flutter

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Brocaded Gown

Daylily

Molinia

caerulea

 

Moor Grass

Monarda

 

Jacob Cline

Bee Balm

Leucanthemum

x superbum

Becky

Shasta Daisy

Hemerocallis

 

Little Women

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Siloam Plum Tree

Daylily

Carex

morrowii

Themnolepsis

Sedge grass

Molinia

littoralis

Fontaene

Moor Grass

Molinia

littoralis

Bergfreund

Moor Grass

Molinia

arundinacea

 

Moor Grass

Artemisia

schmidtiana

Silver Mound

Silver Mound

Humulus

lupulus

Chinook

Hops

Clematis

 

John Warren

Clematis

Veronica

 

Sunny Border Blue

Speedwell

Sesleria

nitida

 

Nest Moor Grass

Malva

alcea fastigiata

 

Mallow

Papaver

orientale

Brilliant

Oriental Poppy

Geum

 

trial (PH)

Avens

Aster

 

Wood's Blue

Aster

Geranium

 

Astra (PH)

Geranium

Veronica

 

Goodness Grows

Speedwell

Aster

 

Bluebird (PS)

Aster

Geum

 

(PS)

 

EAST BORDER

     

Adenophora

lilifolia

 

Ladybells

Phlox

subulata

Candy Stripes

Creeping Phlox

Iris

sibirica

Ruffled Velvet

Siberian Iris

Iris

sibirica

Caesar's Brother

Siberian Iris

Geranium

pratense

Albiflorum

Geranium

Aster

laevis

Bluebird

Aster

Centaurea

dealbata

 

Bluet

Tradescantia

virginiana

 

Spiderwort

Clematis

 

Sally Cadge

Clematis

Artemesia

 

Huntington (PS)

Mugwort

Sedum

 

Purple Emperor (PS)

Sedum

Heuchera

 

Dolce Licorice (PW)

Coralbells

Lysimachia

clethroides

 

Yellow Loosestrife

Aster

novae-angliae

Barr's Pink

New England Aster

Caryopteris

 

trial (PH)

Bluebeard

Sedum

 

Matrona

Sedum

Lychnis

coronaria

Gardener's World (B)

Rose Campion

Artemisia

ludoviciana

Silver King

Artemisia

Heuchera

 

Dolce Mocha Mist (PW)

Coralbells

Lamium

 

Pink Chablis (PW)

Dead nettle

Aster

umbellatus

   

Heuchera

 

Dolce Creme de Menthe(PW)

 

Humulus

lupulus

Willamette

Hops

Aster

novae-angliae

Mauve form

 

Hemerocallis

 

Sounds of Silence

Daylily

Dianthus

 

Neon Star (PH)

Pinks

Polemonium

 

Bressingham Purple (B)

Jacob's Ladder

Hemerocallis

 

Indian Giver

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Druids Chant

Daylily

Humulus

lupulus

Saxon

Hops

Liatris

spicata

 

Blazing Star

Lilium

 

London

Asiatic Lily

Rudbeckia

fulgida

Goldsturm

Orange Coneflower

Dianthus

 

Rosish One (B)

Pinks

Helleborus

 

Ivory Prince (PH)

Hellebore

Helleborus

 

DRT8 (PH)

Hellebore

Hemerocallis

 

Tuscawilla Darrel Apps

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Woodside Ruby

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Starched White

Daylily

Humulus

lupulus

Saaz

Hops

Euphorbia

polychroma

 

Cushion Spurge

Clematis

 

Lincoln Star

Clematis

Hemerocallis

 

Woodside Rhapsody

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Pasque Flower

Daylily

Echinacea

purpurea

Magnus

Coneflower

Euphorbia

 

Helena (PW)

Spurge

Geranium

 

Summer Skies (B)

Geranium

Geranium

 

Rozanne (B)

Geranium

Hemerocallis

 

Indian Giver

 

Trollius

 

Lemon Queen

Globeflower

Filipendula

 

Kahome

Meadowsweet

Clematis

 

Lincoln Star

Clematis

Aster

novae-angliae

Wedding Lace

New England Aster

Heliopsis

helianthoides

Lorraine Sunshine (B)

Tickseed

Persicaria

 

Taurus (B)

Fleeceflower

Campanula

persicifolia

Chettle Charm

Bellflower

Anthemis

 

Suzanna Mitchell (B)

Margarite Daisy

Dianthus

 

Eastern Star (PH)

Pinks

Aster

novae-angliae

Hillside

New England Aster

Gaillardia

 

Fan Fare (PH)

Blanket flower

Gaillardia

 

Oranges and Lemons (PH)

Blanket flower

Salvia

haematodes

Indigo

Perennial Salvia

Humulus

lupulus

Brewer's Gold

Hops

Dianthus

 

Pixie (B)

Pinks

Astilbe

 

Sheila Haxton (B)

Astilbe

Astilbe

 

Fanal

Astilbe

Astilbe x

arendsii

Federsee

False Spirea

Sedum

 

Autumn Joy

Autumn Joy Sedum

Centaurea

hypoleuca

John Coutts

Cornflower

Persicaria

affinis

Dimity

Fleece flower

Astilbe

tacquetii

Superba

Tall Astilbe

Sedum

 

Autumn Joy (Herbstfreude)

Autumn Joy Sedum

Miscanthus

sinensis

Silberfeder

Eulalia Grass

Geranium

phaeum

 

Geranium

Baptisia

australis

 

False Indigo

Geranium

sanguineum

var. striatum

Perennial Geranium

Campanula

latifolia

Macrantha

Bellflower

Festuca

glauca

Azurit

Blue Fescue

Panicum

virgatum

Cloud Nine

Switch Grass

Panicum

virgatum

Prairie Sky

Switchgrass

Geranium

cantabrigiense

Cambridge

Perennial Geranium

Geranium

macrorrhizum

 

Geranium

Hemerocallis

 

Bertie Ferris

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Guardian Angel

Daylily

Humulus

lupulus

Styrian Golding

Hops

Hemerocallis

 

Super Stella

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Siloam Button Box

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Olallie Mack

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Bitsy

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Olallie Lass

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Olallie Lad

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Olallie Rose

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Flag Day

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Olallie All Summer

Daylily

Hemerocallis

altissima

 

Daylily

Humulus

lupulus

Centennial

Hops

Hemerocallis

 

Hyperion

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Mary Todd

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Apple Tart

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Stella de Oro

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Kindly Light

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Russian Rhapsody

Daylily

Geranium

psilostemon

 

Geranium

Hemerocallis

 

Ruffled Apricot

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

By Myself

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Red Rum

Daylily

Clematis

 

Prince Phillip

Clematis

Hemerocallis

 

Prairie Blue Eyes

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Pardon Me

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Challenger

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Joan Senior

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Butterpat

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Shocker

Daylily

Hemerocallis

 

Ed Murray

Daylily

Iris

sibirica

   

Panicum

virgatum

 

Switch Grass

Iris

sibirica

   

NORTH BORDER

     

Geranium

 

Philippe Vapelle

Geranium

Geranium

sanguineum

Nanum

Geranium

Geranium

sanguineum

Purple Flame

Geranium


*(B) by cultivars indicates Blooms of Bressingham introductions, (PH) those from Plant Haven; (PW or PS) Prover Winners or Proven Selections; updated 11/29/05

Appreciation is expressed to the following for support of these trials:
New England Grows, Vermont Assn. of Professional Horticulturists, Mary Mazur and Friends of the Hort Farm,
Vt. Agr. Expmt. Stn., Friends of the Garden, Vermont Master Gardeners
and to the following for donations of plants:
Blooms America, Plant Haven, Pleasant View Nurseries, Quansett Nurseries, Sunny Border Nurseries  



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