Zinnia Scarlet Flame – Item #616


Giant 4-5″ double flowers in brilliant red. Long stems are perfect for cutting over an extended blooming season. Use in mass plantings for dazzling displays. One of the best summer flowers for hot areas. Attracts pollinators.

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Additional information

Weight .75 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)

Spacing: 2″ (5cm)

Sprouts In: 5-8 days

Thinning: 12″ (30cm)

Start outdoors in a sunny location in average soil after all danger of frost or start indoors four weeks before last frost date. Keep young plants evenly moist.

Remove faded flowers to encourage more blossoms. Zinnias sometimes suffer from mildew in humid or wet climates. Try to keep foliage dry, especially at night by soaking only the soil.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Zinnia elegans

Height: 2-3′ (61-91cm)

Bloom Period: summer

Type: annual