Do you try new cultivars when they come out or
do you wait and see how they do for others?
I've got a bit of money right now, for a change and it's going in to the garden fund. Every year I devour all the hoopla about new plants, then wait and watch for the longer term results. Like with Echinacea Big Sky series. Well next year I've decided to earmark some money for the newest fancy plants. I'm going throw caution to the wind, and possibly get some duds. Of course I'm going to try some of the newer ones that I've watched and waited for, and seem to be succeeding for people, but will risk heartbreak for once. Armeria 'Ballerina Red' is one I like the look of. I have very little red in my garden, and want to add splashes of it here and there. What about you? Do you always wait until the verdict is in, or are you swayed by the pretty flowers or and foliage?
Here is a link that might be useful: Plants for 2012