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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.


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.


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

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