Lisa Kortan, City of Yankton Forester, also selects annuals for use in planters and flowerbeds around Yankton each growing season. She looks for plant varieties that are attractive, tolerate a wide range of conditions and require little extra care.
Comments from other professionals and the public let her know that picks from last summer were a hit. In fact, the same variety was also highlighted as a McCrory Gardens garden trials standout by Dr. David Graper of South Dakota Extension. (See the link to his recent post here at Plant Exchange.)
For installation and management care, see Kortan’s tips at: