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Zinnia 'Queen Red Lime'

Zinnia elegans

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zinnia (ZIN-ya) (Info)
Species: elegans (ELL-eh-ganz) (Info)
Cultivar: Queen Red Lime

Category:

Annuals

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Flowers are good for cutting

Flowers are good for drying and preserving

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Grow outdoors year-round

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Pale Pink

Rose/Mauve

Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Coral/Apricot

Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)

Pale Green

Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Brown/Bronze

Cream/Tan

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Barbourville, Kentucky

Averill Park, New York

Salt Lake City, Utah

Leesburg, Virginia

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
1
negative
RatingContent
Positive

On Oct 8, 2011, dicentra63 from West Valley City, UT (Zone 6b) wrote:

I'd like to defend the honor (such as it is) of Queen Red Lime. I obtained my seeds from Select Seeds and started them indoors.

If you look at my photos, you'll see that the coloration turned out quite well for me. I planted them in part sun, so the habit got a bit gangly; nevertheless, the blooms were magenta/fuchsia with lime edging in the inner petals.

Not the best zinnia I've ever grown, but not as bad as it turned out for the two commenters previous to me.

Negative

On Jun 30, 2011, Izhar from Karachi,
Pakistan (Zone 11) wrote:

Worst color for any Zinnia I have ever grown, dull brownish gray blooms..

Neutral

On Sep 25, 2010, poisondartfrog from Barbourville, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

Highly variable as to color. To me, this variety was not sufficiently fixed to market commercially, but that did not stop Johnny's and others from doing so.

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