The goal of Earth-Kind® trial research is to identify low maintenance, superior performing plant materials for the landscape.
A list of trial Kordes Plants
View the plot map for Northern Earth-Kind® Hydrangea
View the list of the Phase I trial plants for the Earth-Kind® Perennial trial.
View the list of Phase II trial plants for the Earth-Kind® Perennial trial.
A list of Hydrangea trial plant varieties.
It was thought that the same concept with Earth-Kind® Roses could be possible with other types of plants, so an effort is under way to evaluate additional types of plants at Myers Park and Event Center near McKinney, Texas.
New Earth-Kind® projects are underway including Kordes rose varieties, hydrangeas and production practices for vegetables.
Hydrangea, made popular for its ability to thrive in partial shade and for its extremely long bloom period has seen a significant resurgence of interest by the homeowner and landscape professionals in recent years.