Benary's Giant Lime (Zinnia)

Latin Name: Zinnia elegans

Item #: 1455N

Starting at CAD $3.75

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(40-50 in/102-127 cm) Produces high yields of long, thick, extra large, fully double blooms on sturdy stems. Pkt. contains 25 seeds.
(40-50 in/102-127 cm) Benary's Giant series was awarded the Fresh Cut Flower of the year award by the ASCFG. This magnificent series has been selected for high yielding, long thick sturdy stems, extra large - fully double 4-5 in/10-13 cm blooms. This new series has also proven to be less susceptible to Powdery Mildew. Use for commercial cut flowers or backgrounds. Pkt. contains 25 seeds.


Seed size varies according to type from 2,500-6,200 seeds per oz/28 g

GREENHOUSE: Sow Mar. 20th - Apr. 1st for May-June bedding plant sales. 1 oz/28 g sows approx. nine (20x12 in/51x31 cm) flats @ 800 - 900 seedlings per flat. Germinate at 80°F/27°C soil temp. for 6 days. Cover seeds lightly. Always use warm 70°F/21°C water do not lower soil temp. Transplant seedlings as soon as you can handle them (about 10 days from seeding) and at the same depth as they were in the seedling stage, not too deep. Keep transplants in a well ventilated area, no cold drafts.

DIRECT SOWING: Sow in rows or broadcast seed after June 10th. (or when soil has been warmed up to 70°F/21°C) Cover seed lightly with 1/8 in/3 mm. of soil, firm, water lightly. Transplant seedlings of tall types 20 in/51 cm apart, dwarf types 8-10 in/20-25 cm apart. Follow above suggestions when transplanting.

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