A Zinnia with an intense color combination in it's flowers. A 2006 All American Selection.
Soil & Site
3-5 inch blooms, golden yellow with rose, yellow and scarlet petals, dark center cone
2-3 feet tall, over 24 inches waide
dead heading, prevent mildew by watering when the leaves have a chance to dry before night fall
Very easy to grow from seed and can be directed seeded into the garden. When starting indoors plant 3-4 weeks before the date they are to be set outdoors. The taller varieties are best started by the gardener. Bedding plants that are purchased in packs which are tall and lanky with a flower don't make good transplants.