Flower, Benary's Giant Zinnia
- Annual plants grow to 3-4 feet tall
- Double blossoms grow to 4-5 inches across
- Wide variety of colors
- Long stems make for a great cut flower
(Zinnia elegans) Beautiful large-flowered strain of zinnia from Ernst Benary, one of the oldest German seed companies (founded in Erfurt in 1843). Fully double blossoms are 4-5" across and come in a wide array of colors. Magnificent when in bloom. Long stems are ideal for cutting. Annual, 3-4' tall.
Direct Seed: 1/8" Deep
Germination: 5-24 Days
Thin: 10-12" Apart
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Zinnias prefer well-drained average soil. Water regularly, keeping leaves dry. Remove spent blossoms frequently to prolong blooming. There may be a coating on this seed which is made entirely of food grade components, used for the purpose of visibility during the sowing process.