The Scarlet Flame Zinnia is an easy to grow, half-hardy annual flower.
This zinnia variety produces magnificently large, dahlia-like blossoms in a brilliant, scarlet-red color. Flowers bloom on strong, tall green plants. It will bloom freely from mid-summer until frost.
- Plant Type: Annual Flower
- Scent: Sweet smelling.
- Fill Weight (grams): 0.7
- Grows Best In: Sun/Partial Shade
- Days to Germination: 5-10 Days
- Days To Bloom: 35-60 Days
- Planting Depth: .25"
- Seed Spacing: Sow Giant Double Scarlet Flame Zinnia seeds roughly 12" apart.
- Growing Height: 2.5-3'
Instructions: After all danger of frost, sow Giant Double Scarlet Flame Zinnia seeds in open ground well exposed. Or, for earlier bloom, start indoors about 4 weeks before the last frost. Cover with 0.25" of soil. When the plants are 3" high, thin or transplant.
Suggestions: Ideal for tall borders. For a bold effect, mass in sunny beds. Striking and long lasting as cut flowers. Remove faded blossoms to prolong bloom. Give zinnia plenty of fertilizer and water.