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Zinnia elegans 'Benary's Giant Salmon Rose'

I used to hate flowers in 'salmon', but now I love them. A great contrast to the dark and rich and truly beautiful with coffee and cream.
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30 seeds

5 seedlings (511266-5)

10 seedlings (511266-10)

5 jumbo seedlings (511266-SP05)

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Half-Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
elegans
Common name
Youth and Old Age
Moisture
Well-drained
Size
30 seeds
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in)
Cultivation
Zinnias are best sown April-May under cover in modules or gutters to avoid root disturbance. Harden off seedlings before planting out after the frosts. Pinch out tips as you plant. Direct sow late May, zinnias hate cold nights.

Description

I used to hate flowers in 'salmon', but now I love them. A great contrast to the dark and rich, and truly beautiful with coffee and cream.

Care Tips

Water once a week and stake plants individually . Ensure good air circulation around plants and tidy up any dead or dying leaves to avoid botrytis. Picking or deadheading is necessary to prolong blooming and encourage branching.