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Queeny Lime Red Zinnia Seeds

Queeny Lime Red Zinnia Seeds

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A show-stopping variety to add to your garden. Sturdy plants produce blossoms on long stems all summer that attract pollinators. An exceptional addition to bouquets and arrangements with long-lasting blooms. The edible, colorful flowers can make a pretty garnish for salads, desserts, cold drinks, or serving trays. A 2007 Fleuroselect Novelty Winner. Deer resistant.
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  • Variety Info
  • Sowing Info
  • Growing Info

Variety Info

Family: Asteraceae

Native: Mexico

Hardiness: Annual

Exposure: Full sun

Bloom Period: Summer to frost

Plant Dimensions: 30"-40" tall and 12"-16" wide

Variety Info: Double flowers are about 3" wide, soft burgundy outer petals that fade to lime centers.

Sowing Info

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.

When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. Transplant outdoors after last frost. Zinnias do not benefit from being planted early; wait for warmer weather.

Days to Emerge: 3-10 days

Seed Depth: 1/4"

Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"

Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"

Growing Info

Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest in the morning, choosing blooms where the small, yellow flowers between petals have not yet emerged. Change vase water often.

Special Care: Deadhead (remove spent blossoms) regularly to increase bloom production. Clip stems just above a leaf or stem junction for tidy, healthy plants.