Cranberry and Lime Zinnia Collection

Like a beautiful faded carpet, these two zinnias make a calm and sophisticated duo growing in a sunny corner in the garden and cut for inside. More
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Like a beautiful faded carpet, these two zinnias make a calm and sophisticated duo growing in a sunny corner in the garden and cut for inside. One of my favourite ever pairings.

This collection includes a seed packet of each of the following:
Genus Zinnia elegans
Variety Benary's 'Giant Lime', Queeny Lime Red
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Border Position Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Sandy,  Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-Drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing Plant 30cm (12in) apart.
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in individual cells in March - early May (zinnias dislike root disturbance) or direct sow in June . Do not overwater.
Care Tips It has a tendency to botrytis (a reason to think of using Copper Mixture or Sulphur). Do not overwater. This can be grown in a container pot.
Flowering July - first frosts, 12-14 weeks from sowing.
Vase Life 7 days. Strip bottom leaves.
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Cranberry and Lime Zinnia Collection reviews

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Reviewed 14th November 2018 by Mary

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Reviewed 11th October 2018 by Mrs McQueen

Service is always great. Seeds grew quickly and plants were flowering in no time.

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Reviewed 3rd October 2018 by Yvonne

I grew these from seed. They are very unusual shapes and shades. Very pretty.

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Lorraine

These great little flowers have thrived despite the very hot summer and my general neglect.