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Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Use for Cut Flowers and Bouquets

Good variety to choose for fresh cut Flowers displays.

Giant Dahlia Flowered Violet

Giant Dahlia Flowered VioletZinnia 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, semi-double, and double flowers. Ht. 40-50". Avg. 2,800 seeds/oz. Packet: 50 seeds.

Product Price Qty
1878Packet  $2.95 
18781/4 Ounce  $4.05 
18781/2 Ounce  $6.85 
18781 Ounce  $12.15 
18781/4 Pound  $30.35 
18781 Pound  $104.20 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   75-90

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Growing 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.


Fertile soil rich in organic matter.

PLANT HEIGHT: Varies. No support is necessary.



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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