Zinnia Seeds - Benary Giant Scarlet

Zinnia Seeds - Benary Giant Scarlet

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  • Received the Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit
  • Thrives in full sun with evenly moist, well-draining soil
  • Excellent choice for gardeners and cut flower growers
  • Low susceptibility to powdery mildew
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Spring
Color Red
Growth Habit Upright
Plant Height 36 to 40 inches
Bloom Season Summer through Fall

Plant Characteristics Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
Use Container Garden, Cut Flower Garden, Landscaping
Growing Conditions Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
Plant Resistance Deer, Mildew, Rabbit

About Zinnia Seeds - Benary Giant Scarlet

Zinnia elegans

Seed Type Hybrid Seed
Plant Type Benary

Zinnia Benary’s Giant Scarlet is a stunning variety of zinnia known for its large, vibrant scarlet blooms. With fully double blossoms, Giant Scarlet holds its own among other Benary Giant Zinnias and pairs nicely with them. Like many in this series, this zinnia changes looks as it matures, displaying a circle of small golden stars around the center disk as it grows. Growing practically anywhere there is full sun, Benary Giant Scarlet is noted for its excellent performance across a range of climates and is resistant to disease, heat, drought, and rain.

Planting Information

Planting Zinnia Seeds - Benary Giant Scarlet

Planting Season Spring
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1/4 inch
Plant Spacing 9 to 12 inches
Plant Height 36 to 40 inches
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
View our Zinnia Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count Recommended Coverage
Packet 25 Up to 80 Sq. Ft

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