Red Sun (Zinnia)

Latin Name: Z. elegans

Item #: 1436

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Difficulty:

Easy

Attracts Butterflies:

Yes

Attracts Bees:

Yes

Enormous, fully double, dahlia-flowered blooms. Pkt. contains 15 seeds. 
Early flowering dahlia flowered, powdery mildew tolerant hybrid. Plants bloom 60 - 70 days from seed. Colors do not fade in intense sunlight, blooms average 4 in/10 cm across and are fully double. Plants average 20 in/51 cm in height, are wind tolerant and great for cut flower use. Pkt contains 15 seeds. AAS Winner.

ZINNIA Annual

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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