Zinnia 'Cherry Queen' Seeds

Cherry Queen produces 4-5 inch wide flowers that are a stunning fire engine red.

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$2.95

Details

Cherry Queen produces 4-5 inch wide flowers that are a stunning fire engine red. The plants are fast-growing, long-blooming, and make excellent cut flowers for fresh bouquets. In addition, they are excellent for pollinator plantings and are especially attractive to butterflies.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Zinnia elegans
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 2 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/4 in.
When to Sow Indoors 4-6 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
Plant Spacing 9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Red, Scarlet (Dark Red)
Bloom Time Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Herbaceous
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, Flowers are good for cutting, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral), 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds, Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry
Seeds Per Pack 50