Strong, fast-growing plants reach 40 to 50 inches tall
4 to 5 inches across and fully double, this is the finest large-flowered zinnia we know
Variety: Park’s Picks Deep Red
Item Form: (P)Pkt of 50 seeds
Bloom Start to End: Early Summer – Late Summer
Seeds Per Pack: 50
Plant Height: 3 ft 6 in – 4 ft
Plant Width: 10 in – 12 in
Bloom Size: 4 in – 5 in
Additional Characteristics: Direct Sow,Double Blooms,Flower
Bloom Color: Dark Red
Light Requirements: Full Sun
Moisture Requirements: Moist, well-drained
Soil Tolerance: Normal, loamy
Uses: Beds,Border,Containers,Cut Flowers,Ornamental,Outdoor
(P)?Pkt of 50 seeds
The brightest and best large-flowered, deep red zinnia we know for the garden, bar none! Meteor offers stunning Dahlia-flowered blooms at the end of very long, strong stems. The waxy, tightly-packed petals create a pompon bloom that is almost incredibly full, dotted by a cheerful greenish-yellow central eye. And these tall, bushy plants just keep producing all season long! Plants reach 40 to 50 inches in the garden. Perfect for the vase, these blooms last and last. No wonder they’re a Park’s Pick!
Zinnias are one of the easiest annuals to grow, and attract butterflies to the garden. They are outstanding in beds, borders, and containers, are are the perfect cut flower–the more you cut, the more you get! They thrive in the sun and heat of summer, and ask only well-drained soil. Their biggest enemy is mildew, so water them with a soaker hose or other ground-based spray to minimize wetting the foliage–or, if this isn’t possible, water them early in the day, so that the leaves can dry off before nightfall.
Space the plants generously to prevent overcrowding. When cutting the blooms for the vase, trim off all the foliage; unlike the blooms, it does not age well! Direct-sow or start ahead indoors.
Pkt is 50 seeds.
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