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Zinnia 'Red Spider'

Zinnia tenuifolia

Half-hardy Annual

This dazzling Zinnia is sure to attract some admiring glances, as it tip toes suggestively though beds and borders. Exquisite neat and compact plants with masses of rich, scarlet flowers, with scalloped petals of the most alluring, spider like appearance. A sunny position brings to life this magical colour, which is a striking complement to any bedding display. Height: 60-75cm (24-30in).

Ideal For:
cottage gardens, cut flower garden
Flowering Period:
July, August, September, October
Sowing Months:
March, April, May
Position:
full sun
    • 1 packet (50 zinnia seeds)

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    • Despatch: by Monday
    • £2.99 £0.99
Sow in trays, pots, etc of good seed compost in a propagator or warm place to maintain an optimum temperature of 75-80F (25-27C). Sowing Depth: 1/16in (1.5mm). Sowing Time: March to May. Sow seeds individually in 3in (7.5cm) pots of free draining compost as they do not transplant well. It is important to keep the soil temperature uniformly warm and do not allow the compost to become over wet.

Harden off and plant out when all risk of frost has passed. Space the plants 30cm (12in) apart in full sun.

Prefers a rich, light, well drained soil.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above.

Despatch: Within 24 hours applies to orders placed online from Sunday to Thursday. Orders placed online on Friday or Saturday will be despatched on Monday. Please note that for Bank Holiday weekends, orders placed Friday to Sunday will be despatched on Tuesday.

Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


Orders for packets of seed incur a P&P charge of £1.95.
Orders which include any other products will incur a P&P charge of £4.95.
Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products a maximum P&P charge of £6.90 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.


Please see our Delivery / P&P page for further details and details of any surcharges that may apply to certain destinations.

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