Queeny Lime Orange Zinnia
Zinnia augustifolia. Unique green tinted zinnias. The unique colour of Queen Lime Orange evolves from dark coral to a light peach with a dark center as the flowers age. The one of a kind double and semi-double blossoms in these attractive zinnias are excellent in bouquets, containers, beds and borders. Height 30-34". Approx. 25 seeds/pkg.
Start inside 6 weeks before last frost. Lightly cover and provide warmth (21-26 degrees C). Keep soil moist until emergence. Germinates in 5-10 days. Transplant after last frost into a full sun location, 6-12 inches apart. Direct seed after last frost when the soil is warm, sow thinly, 6 seeds per foot, 1/4" deep. Cover lightly but firmly. Keep surface from drying out until emergence. Thin after the first true leaves appear.
Pinch out the growing tip to encourage branching. Water, fertilize, and deadhead regularly. Susceptible to mildew.