Zinnia Moulin Rouge

EXCLUSIVE - Our own sizzling hot blend of cutting zinnias in bright scarlet, rich true crimson and deep dark red, all knockout red shades that enhance and augment each other for gorgeous bright garden color and absolutely stunning centerpiece bouquets. You will love the fully double, big flowers that bloom strongly on vigorous, branching 3 to 3 1/2 foot tall plants. These stunning and long-lasting red flowers are guaranteed to attract native pollinators, butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden.(Zinnia elegans)

Product Weight: . 75 grams / approximately 90-95 seeds

Plant Type: Annual

Bloom Color: red

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Bloom Period: Summer / Fall

Growth Habit: Bush

Days to Seed Germination: 7-10 days

Seed Planting Depth: 1.5cm (.5")

Growing Height: 90-105cm (36-42")

Planting Instructions:

EASY TO START DIRECTLY IN THE GARDEN

Sow seeds in well-worked soil in full sun when danger of frost is past and weather is warm and above 50°F (10°C) both day and night. Space seeds 2 to 3 inches apart in rows 12 inches apart, cover about 1/2 inch deep and gently firm soil. Keep soil evenly moist while awaiting germination.


TO START EARLY INDOORS

Four weeks before last frost date, sow seeds 1/2 inch deep and 3 inches apart in a container of seed starting mix. Keep warm and moist and provide a strong light source until seedlings are ready to plant outside when temperatures rise above 50°F (10°C) day and night.


THIN OR TRANSPLANT

Space seedlings 8 to12 inches apart when large enough to handle so plants have good air circulation and enough elbow room to grow and bloom freely.


GROWING NOTES

Zinnias grow readily in ordinary garden soil in full sun. For large and abundant flowers, thin before seedlings get crowded; adequate spacing and regular, even watering help keep zinnias productive and discourages mildew. Pick when flower blossoms first open and petals are tight for longest vase life. Cut long stems well back into the plant to keep plants branching low and producing best blooms for summer long bouquets.

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