danziger’s unique petunia cascadias™ rim chianti was selected best in the summer of 2015 at lvg heidelberg trial station with an almost perfect trial score. the variety was grown in containers and received a total score of 8.9 out of 9 in three out of four comparisons conducted from june through september.
“this is a great honor for danziger to have our innovation recognized across the world,” says gaby danziger, co-general manager. the heidelberg trial station describes cascadias rim chianti as “a strong plant with mounded cascading habit in the form of a drop, uniform growth,” also saying that its branching is particularly noteworthy.
this honor is the latest for cascadias varieties. cascadias indian summer was named best petunia in colorado state university’s 2015 best of annuals. cascadias pitaya, autumn mystery and rim chianti received perfect scores of 9/9 at the lwg bayern trial station in germany.
the cascadias collection features a spreading to mounded plant habit. well-branched plants maintain full bloom all season long. the series offers a large assortment of flower colors: mono-colors, bicolors and selections with contrasting veins. cascadias varieties provide excellent weather tolerance and create a pleasing display in hanging baskets, pots and as bedding plants.