Obtained during the 1991 coup from breeders at the Moscow branch of the Vavilov Institute, and grown at Heritage Farm every summer since. Upright 3-foot tall plants, 3-4″ flowers (both singles and doubles) are brilliant red with an occasional orange blossom. (Annual) CERTIFIED ORGANIC
Each packet contains approximately 10o seeds.
Sow seeds outdoors after last frost. Gift Zinnia (Zinnia elegans) prefer well-drained average soil. Water regularly, keeping leaves dry. Remove spent blossoms frequently to prolong blooming.