Lambley Gardens & Nursery, 395 Lesters Road,  Ascot,  Victoria 3364
Phone +61 (03) 5343 4303,  Fax +61 (03) 5343 4257

Zinnia elegans ‘Macarenia’

Zinnia elegans ‘Macarenia’

This new strain of Zinnia gained a Fleuroselect Novelty award in 2012. It carries golden tipped scarlet flowers on a strong 60cm tall plant. Great for the garden as well as cut flowers.

 

When to sow: November-December
Where to sow: Direct in a  prepared garden bed when the   weather warms up.
Depth to sow: 1/2cm
Aspect:  Full sun or as sunny a spot as possible.
Soil:  Prepared, well drained, fertilised soil. Add   lime if soil is too acid.
Spacing:            Between plants: 40-50cm 

 

Directions:  Zinnias must be direct seeded into the garden. Plant 3 seeds per station when the weather warms up (mid-November here at Lambley) in well-drained soil in a sunny spot. Thin to the strongest seedling when the first true leaves appear. Zinnias start to flower in January and produce well into April. They are especially good as a cut flower as well as being bright and cheerful garden subjects.

Packet 30 seeds
$5.75 each