Magellan Scarlet Zinnia
Zinnia elegans. Stop the press! You simply have to stare when you behold these monumental flowers. If you have never grown a plant from seed before then you had better get started with this easy to grow, direct seed annual. Direct seed after last frost. Grows 12-14” high and 10-12” wide. Approximately 15 seeds/pkg.
Zinnias are usually direct seeded after last frost. Or start inside 6 weeks before last frost. Lightly cover and provide warmth (21-26 degrees C). Germinates in 5-10 days. Transplant after last frost into a full sun location, 6-12 inches apart.
Pinch out the growing tip to encourage branching. Water, fertilize, and deadhead regularly. Susceptible to mildew.