Zinnia Benary's Giant Deep Red
Zinnia 'Benary's Giant Deep Red'
One of the largest-flowered varieties of zinnias available, ‘Benary's Giant Deep Red’ features beautiful broad blooms and a high percentage of double flowers. Blooms are a rich ruby-red and the back of the petals have the slightest hint of purple, giving them a glowing, iridescent quality. Plants reach 3-4 feet tall and have long, strong stems and great disease resistance.
Plant type: annual
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 75-90 days
Plant spacing: 9-12”
Pinch: when 12” tall
Approx seeds per packet: 50
How to Grow:
Start seed indoors in trays 4-6 weeks before last frost; transplant out after all danger of frost has passed. Zinnias can also be direct seeded once weather has warmed.
Grab the stem about 8” below the flower and gently shake. If the stem is droopy or bends much at all, it is not quite ready to cut. If the stem is stiff and remains erect, it is ready to harvest. If flower preservative is added to the water, zinnias should last 7-10 days in the vase.
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