Flower, Gift Zinnia

Zinnia elegans
SKU: 0080A P100
  • 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) Obtained during the 1991 coup from breeders at the Moscow branch of the Vavilov Institute. Upright 3' plants, 3-4" flowers (both singles and doubles) are brilliant red with an occasional orange blossom. 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.