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Name: Mixed Giants of California Zinnia 6290
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Teaser: Immense, double flowers on plants growing to 90 cm (3') tall!
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Immense, double flowers 12.5-15 cm (5-6") across form on plants growing to 90 cm (3') tall! The overlapping petals are more loosely placed than the dahlia flowered types and the flowers themselves are much flatter - generally about 2.5 cm (1") thick.

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  • 25g $12.55
  • 125g $41.95

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Product Code 6290
How To Grow 100-200 seed/gram. Select a sunny site with well drained organic soil. Sow seeds in late May when the soil has warmed - do not be in a hurry as cool, damp soil often leads to seed rot. Barely cover the seed with soil and under ideal conditions, germination will occur in 5-10 days. When the seedlings are 7.5 cm (3") tall, thin smaller varieties to 25 cm (10") apart and larger varieties to 35 cm (14") apart. If you wish to start seed indoors, sow seed in mid-March 6 mm (1/4") deep in peat pots or Jiffy 7's. A germination temperature of 22 C (72 F) is suitable. Grow on at 15 C (60 F) until hardening off and transplanting out in late May.
Blooming Season Begins Early Summer
Life Cycle Annual
Propagation Start Indoors or Sow Direct Late Spring
Days to Emergence 5 to 10
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Bushy
Height Medium Tall %2850 to 100 cm%29%2820%22 to 39%22%29
Frost Tolerance Killed by Frost
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Open Pollinated
Family Name Asteraceae
Latin Zinnia elegans
Suggested uses. Massing in a sunny garden Informal hedge Back of the border
 
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