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2019 Seed Catalog

Profusion Red zinnia flower
Profusion Red zinnia seeds
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Pro­fusion Red

Zinnia Seeds

Profusion Red zinnia has been awarded the 2018 Fleuroselect Gold Medal (Europe's top prize), and is a 2017 All-America Selections Winner. The 2½ in flowers are unique—blooms are richly colored, will not fade, and are genuinely red. A first for landscape zinnias. Profusion Red zinnias are easy to grow. Plants continue to bloom all summer and into the fall, with no need to deadhead. Growth is to 12-15 in. high and wide, plants tolerate heat, humidity, drought, and powdery mildew.

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Growing Pro­fusion Red Zinnia Seeds

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Sow zinnia seeds indoors: 4 to 7 weeks prior to your last spring frost in cell packs or flats, press into soil and lightly cover. Kept at 75°F., seedlings emerge in 3 to 10 days.

Sow zinnias seeds outdoors: in spring after all danger of frost into prepared beds in ¼ in. deep furrows, 4 to 6 seeds per foot. Cover and keep soil surface moist. Thin seedlings to 9 to 24 in. apart depending on the type of zinnia grown. Zinnia plants started from seed in midsummer put on an impressive fall display.

Grow Zinnias: Full sun. Best zinnia performance in rich, well-drained soil with regular water. Easy to grow, plants love the heat, will tolerate drought, and are resistant to deer and rabbits. Bloom is continuous over an extended summer and fall season, and the bright flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies galore!

Zinnias are among the finest of cut flowers, and mix well with other traditional flowers in a homegrown arrangement. Typical vase life is 7 days, which can be extended further with the use of flower preservatives.

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We guarantee all the seeds we sell for one full year from the date of purchase. If you are unsatisfied with any seeds purchased from Swallowtail Garden Seeds, we will issue a refund. For customers in the U.S., we can send one-time replacement packets or issue a refund.