Gift Zinnia

Zinnia elegans | SKU: 0080A P100
$3.25
  • Organic
  • Annual plants grow to 3 feet tall
  • Single and double red blossoms grow to 3-4 inches
  • Great for ornamental plantings
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(Zinnia elegans) Extracted from the Moscow branch of the Vavilov Institute in a coup by breeders in 1991, this spectacular zinnia variety thankfully made its way to North America. It produces 3' tall upright plants with 3-4" single and double flowers that are brilliant red, with an occasional orange blossom. Easy to grow and great for arrangements. Annual.

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.