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Zinnia Queen Lime Orange

Zinnia elegans

 

Tall Florist Type Novelty Zinnia. Glowing apricot blooms with a blush of lime and bright-rose centers. A popular color combination suitable for market flowers and sophisticated design work. Mostly double and semidouble 2-3 1/2" blooms with a small percentage of singles. Cut-and-come-again flower, yielding multiple cuts over the season.A must grow.

 

Details:
Plant life cycle:  annual

Site: Full sun
Height: 30-40”
Days to maturity: 75 days

Sow: 1/4" deep
Plant spacing: 9”
Pinch: when 12” tall
Approx seeds per packet: 25

 

How to Grow: 

How to grow:
Sow into 72-cell flats or preferred seedling container 4 weeks before last frost. Cover seeds. A heat mat will help maintain an accurate temperature. Lower temperatures will result in slower germination: 5-7 days at 70-75°F (21-24°C). Harden-off and transplant out after last frost. Do not allow plants to become root bound and avoid disturbing roots; transplant shock or other stress events may cause double-flowering varieties to produce single blooms for a period following stress.

Direct seed - After last frost, sow 1/4" deep. Succession-sow/plant every two weeks for prolonged yields of high-quality stems. Pinching of initial bud or bloom and subsequent deadheading is recommended to encourage strong branching and bloom production.

 

Harvest:
Before completely open. Stem is firm from point of cut to just below the bloom.

 

Vase Life:
Will last for 7-10 days. Flower preservative is recommended  

Zinnia Queen Lime Orange

4,95$Preis
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