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My absolute favourite mix of colours, perfect in the garden and even better in the vase.

This mix contains:
Genus Zinnia
Group/Species elegans
Variety Benary's Giant Deep Red, Benary's Giant Lime, Benary's Giant Wine
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1m (3ft 3in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in individual cells in March-May (zinnias dislike root disturbance). Pinch out tips as you plant out after last frosts. Or direct sow May-June.
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 weeks from sowing
Vase Life 7 days – make sure to 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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Genoa Benary Zinnia Mix reviews

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Alison

Gorgeous colours, very unusual. Not the best year for zinnias but these are still lovely

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Jean