Flower Trial Garden
Since 1971, Colorado State's Plant Environmental Research Center has studied the variables that affect the performance of different annual plant cultivars within the environment of the Rocky Mountains. Plants are evaluated by by faculty, horticulturalists and local Master Gardeners. The best part? The garden is open to the public and might be the most beautiful space in the entire city of Fort Collins.
Backstory and Context
The outdoor display and test areas at the Annual Flower Trial Garden were established to allow students, researchers, industry representatives, homeowners and extension personnel to learn, teach and evaluate through horticultural research and demonstration projects conducted in the unique environmental conditions of the Rocky Mountain/High Plains region.