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Performance of selected herbaceous annual ornamentals grown at decreasing levels of irrigation
Author(s): D. Y. Henson, S. E. Newman and D. E. Hartley
Journal Link: http://hortsci.ashspublications.org/search.dtl
Article Topic(s): Establishment methods, Irrigation, Water
Research Setting(s): Landscape
Species Referenced: Rudbeckia hirta (Black-eyed susan),
AbstractEvaluates the growth, visual quality, and stress response of Rudbeckia hirta (cultivar Indian Summer) grown in three locations in Colorado under different levels of irrigation. Rudbeckia hirta performed well with 0% to 25% evapotranspiration (of amount required to maintain Kentucky bluegrass in an optimum condition), indicating that R. hirta is suitable for use as a bedding plant in low-water landscape installations.
Suggested CitationD. Y. Henson, S. E. Newman and D. E. Hartley. "Performance of selected herbaceous annual ornamentals grown at decreasing levels of irrigation." Hortscience 41.6 (2006): 1481-1486.
Article LinksISSN: 0018-5345