Zinnia - Queen Lime
Eye catching and unusual lime green blooms with outstanding garden performance, stand ceremoniously above well-branched bushy plants. This reliable border filler will add interest to your displays and make an intriguing border cut flower.
Sow seeds on the surface of a good, free-draining damp seed compost. Lightly cover to 3mm deep with vermiculite or compost. Place container in a propagator or seal inside a polythene bag at a temperature of 20-30C until after germination which usually takes 7-14 days. Can also be sown direct into the soil after last frost. Transplant seedlings when large enough to handle, taking care not to damage the fragile roots, into trays or 7.5cm pots. Gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost 30cm apart.