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Zinnia, El Dorado (Organic)

Zinnia elegans.

Softly romantic shades of coral-peachy goodness. El Dorado Zinnia’s double blossoms last for days and seem to glow in the orange light of sunset. A lovely cut flower reminiscent of dahlias. Sturdy, hardy plants thrive even under adverse conditions in our field. Deer resistant. Zinnias are tender annuals that will bloom until frost.

1/2 g ≈ 50 seeds

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8 g

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Direct sow 1/4” deep after danger of frost has passed or sow indoors for transplant starting 6 weeks before last frost. Thin or transplant starts to 18” centers. Prefers 60 – 70˚F soil temperature for germination in 5 – 7 days. Deadhead to prolong bloom. Annual.

Seed Saving

Collect seeds from flower heads that are fully dry. Thresh by hand or by dancing, screen and winnow to clean. Cross-pollination is likely. For pure seed, isolate from other varieties of the same species by ¼ mile.

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