Flower, Gift Zinnia
- Annual plants grow to 3 feet tall
- Single and double red blossoms grow to 3-4 inches
- Great for ornamental plantings
(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.