Benary’s Giant Zinnia Flower Seeds


Zinnia elegans Benary’s Giant are the gold standard when it comes to zinnias! The come in a variety of colors and are absolutely massive when it comes to their size – up to four feet tall with large 3-4” flowers that are absolutely stunning. Also known as the Blue Point zinnia, they produce giant dahlia-flowers. Benary’s Giant Zinnias produce long, thick stems that are less likely to bend when being cut than other zinnias. The 3 to 4″ flowers are produced in clear, bright uniform colors that catch the eye. This zinnia series was selected for its greater tolerance to diseases than other cut flower zinnias and longer vase life. I marked all my squash plants with one of these plants to see where I was going when I went to self-pollinate this past summer. There was colour plashed everywhere. 75- 90 dtm. 50 seeds per package.

Availability: 8 in stock

Discover the beauty and elegance of Benary’s Giant Zinnia Series, a collection of exquisite zinnia cultivars renowned for their stunning, large, and brilliantly colored blooms. These zinnias are prized by both seasoned gardeners and flower enthusiasts for their remarkable visual appeal and ease of cultivation.

Benary’s Giant Zinnia Series is the creation of Ernst Benary of America, a prestigious breeding company with a rich history dating back to the 1840s. Their commitment to producing top-quality flower and vegetable varieties ensures that these zinnias are no exception.

These zinnias are recognized for their exceptional features, such as their striking, double blooms that resemble dahlias, with a diameter that can reach an impressive 6 inches. The series boasts a diverse palette of vibrant colors, including shades of red, pink, orange, yellow, and white. Furthermore, their long stems make them an ideal choice for enchanting cut flower arrangements.

Cultivating these zinnias is a breeze. They thrive in full sun and well-drained soil, making them suitable for both garden beds and containers. To encourage continuous blooming throughout the growing season, simply practice regular deadheading by removing spent flowers. Plus, these zinnias are excellent for attracting beneficial pollinators like bees and butterflies to your garden.

The versatility of Benary’s Giant Zinnias means they can be incorporated into a variety of garden settings. Whether you’re looking to enhance flower borders, create a charming cottage garden, or assemble captivating mixed flower arrangements, these zinnias will effortlessly elevate the aesthetics of your space. With their long, elegant stems, they’re also the perfect choice for creating stunning floral bouquets and for cut flower production.

Low Maintenance: Zinnias, including those in the Benary’s Giant Zinnia Series, require minimal upkeep. Regular watering, particularly during dry periods, and occasional fertilization will ensure the plants remain healthy and continuously produce their spectacular blooms.

While zinnias are generally resistant to most pests and diseases, it’s worth noting that in humid conditions, they can be susceptible to issues like powdery mildew. Adequate spacing and proper air circulation can help prevent such problems.


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Benary’s Giant Zinnia Flower Seeds

Availability: 8 in stock

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