2021 Season Field Trials

Summer Trial Results by Location

Altman Plants

Altman Plants

Summer Trial Results from the Greenhouse Grower Top Ornamentals Grower at their Peyton, Colorado production and trialing site...
Colorado State University Trial

Colorado State University

Each year, CSU trials over 1,000 different cultivars of annual bedding plants...
Cornell University Trial

Cornell University

The team at Cornell keep the trial garden conditions as close to that of a typical homeowner...
Costa Season Premiere

Costa Season Premiere

This two-acre trial garden located in South Florida displays more than 350 different plant varieties...
Fessler Nursery Trial Site

Fessler Nursery

Fessler Nursery Co. holds their Annual Open House in August and showcases items from Syngenta...
Lucas Greenhouses

Lucas Greenhouses

The 2020 Lucas Greenhouses Summer Trial Gardens features a wide selection of top performers and new varieties...
Mast Young Plants Trial Site

MAST Young Plants

The trial boasts more than 100 genera including at least 150 new additions...
MSU Trial

Michigan State University

The team at MSU evaluated more than 200 of annuals, perennials, and vegetables...
Penn State Trial

Penn State

The Penn State Flower Trials covers a selection of top performers from the Syngenta Flowers...


The team at Plantpeddler in Cresco, Iowa puts varieties to the test to see which are the "Best of the Midwest."


The Raker-Roberta's Trial Garden compares a wide range of perennials, container vegetables, and annuals...


The Sawaya Garden trial is the place to go to find the next "it" plant in Canada...
Smith Gardens Trial

Smith Gardens

This year the team reviewed 18 beds, 350 planters and 200 hanging baskets of varieties at their Marysville, Washington facility...
Syngenta Summer Trial Results

Syngenta Summer Trial

Located in the heart of the Central Coast of California, the Syngenta Flowers Summer Trials are held in Gilroy, California. With its hot days and cool nights, the optimal growing conditions show the genetic potential of Syngenta's breeding as well as the ability for varieties to stand up to oppressive heat and high light.
University of Guelph

University of Guelph

The 1,400 square meter trial garden in Guelph, Ontario gives ample room for commercial growers...
University of Minnesota Morris Trial Results

University of Minnesota

The University of Minnesota Morris trial has existed since the early 1970s and has been an All-American selections display site since 1990. The Team at U of MN is evaluating more than 400 varieties of annual flowers...
Welby Gardens Trial Results

Welby Gardens

Welby Gardens trials more than 500 varieties in their trials from breeders around the world. Votes are counted by an exclusive group of Welby Gardens staff, broker reps, and breeders at their Arvada, Colorado young plant production site...
Young's Plant Farm

Young's Plant Farm

The trial consists of 26,400 square feet of raised beds which include both sun and shade conditions...

About Our Trials

Syngenta extensively trials new varieties and our top performers throughout North America. In addition to our internal trialing, we use these strategically located trials to measure performance in real conditions. Our expert team of technical leads evaluates trials in person to make sure that varieties perform for growers and that they can provide region-specific guidance to our customers.

Use the map above to find and view our top performers for locations nearest to you.

A Syngenta Flowers team member looking focus with a notepad making notes from the flowers at the trial site.

Take a Tour of our Best Performing New Varieties

Join Syngenta Flowers technical experts Jamie Gibson, Ph.D. and Alicain Carlson, Ph.D. as they highlight our top performing new varieties and other essential genetics from trial sites around North America in this short webinar. Together these two industry aficionados will review Syngenta’s top trial performers via photos and videos compiled by our team from some of the most important regional trials and open house events in the industry.

Meet Our Team

Syngenta Flowers has a dedicated team of technical specialists specialists who are here to make sure growers have the best support available. This team selects key trials throughout the country to test varieties in real conditions that our growers experience. Throughout the year this team travels to these sites get first hand experience in key markets before they are launched. Supported by thorough laboratory and scientific trials, these insights influence our growing guidelines and assortment recommendations.

Meet the Syngenta Flowers North America Technical Team