(Zinnia peruviana) [Pre1700. Introduced 1992 by SESE.] Flowers of uncluttered simplicity and antique elegance. Single blooms, 1½ in. diameter, are bronze-red, changing to antique-red, then fading to pastels of red. Appropriate for historical gardens, mass plantings, rockeries, or natural settings. Ht. 18-24 in. Pkt (0.5 g, 70 seeds)


Zinnia Culture: Annual. Germination: 70°F, 7 days. Full sun Direct sow or sow indoos 3-4 weeks before transplanting after the last frost. Space 12-24" apart depending on plant height. Easy to grow.