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On Aug 9, 2007, tabasco from Cincinnati (Anderson Twp), OH (Zone 6a) wrote:
This is the first summer I have grown zinnias from seed. It was easy to do and now I have some much needed late summer color in the garden. So far the Benary's Giants have resisted mildew for us so that is a big plus for this strain of seeds. I liked the mix of colors, but next time I will purchase separate colors and make my own mix.
On Mar 5, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:
Large-flowered strain from one of the oldest German seed companies, Ernst Benary, founded in Erfurt in 1843. Blooms are fully double, 4-5" across, a wide range of colors. Extra long stems are excellent for cutting and arranging. Annual, 3-4 ft tall.
On Jun 6, 2006, blackbunny from Provincetown, MA wrote:
This is the best zinnia I have grown here on Cape Cod. It's vigorous (no or little mildew) and gorgeous (great colors and double flowers). Butterflies relish it. The only zinnia I will grow here. Best from seed, if you can find it.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions: