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Giant Dahlia Flowered Violet

Zinnia Seed

Product ID: 1878

An absolute must for the cutting garden.

Similar color and habit of the Benary's Giant series but will produce 4-6" single, semidouble, and double flowers. Ht. 40-50". Avg. 3,500 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

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Packet

$3.10
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1/4 Ounce

$4.15
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1/2 Ounce

$7.05
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1 Ounce

$12.50
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1/4 Pound

$31.25
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1 Pound

$107.35
Backordered until 03/15
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Additional Information

DAYS TO GERMINATION: 3-5 days at 80-85°F (27-29°C). A heat mat will maintain an accurate temperature. Lower temperatures will result in slower germination.

SOWING: Transplant: Sow 4 weeks before last frost. Cover seed and keep soil surface moist until emergence. When seedlings have true leaves, transplant into cell packs. Do not allow plants to become root bound and do not disturb roots; transplant shock may cause double to revert back to singles.
Direct seed: After last frost when the soil is warm, sow thinly, 6 seeds per foot, 1/4" deep. Cover lightly but firmly. Keep surface from drying out until emergence. Thin after the first true leaves appear.

LIGHT PREFERENCE: Sun.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:
Fertile soil rich in organic matter.

PLANT SPACING: 9-12".

HARDINESS ZONES: Annual.

HARVEST: Fresh: Harvest before flowers are completely open. With the exception of the Profusion varieties, deadheading is necessary to prolong blooming and encourage branching.

USES: Taller varieties make excellent cut flowers. Beds, borders, and mass plantings.

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Quick Facts

Latin Name
Zinnia elegans
Days To Maturity
Average number of days from seeding date until ready for harvest.
75 - 90 Days
Life Cycle
Plants are either Annuals (single growing season), Perennials (grows year after year), or Biennials (require two years to mature).
Annual
Hybrid Status
Hybrid: The offspring of a cross between two or more distinct parent lines, usually of same species, and selected for improved traits. Open-pollinated: A non-hybrid variety that can reproduce itself in kind, demonstrating relatively stable traits from one generation to the next.
Open Pollinated
Product Features
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets
Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.
Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets