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Zinnia ‘Profusion Double Hot Cherry’

Zinnia elegans 'Profusion Double Hot Cherry', Zinnia angustifolia 'Profusion Double Hot Cherry', Zinnia x hybrida 'Profusion Double Hot Cherry'

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Zinnia Profusion Double Hot Cherry, Zinnia Elegans Profusion Double Hot Cherry, Zinnia Angustifolia Profusion Double Hot Cherry, Red Zinnia, Red Flowers, Drought tolerant plants, heat tolerant plants, Humidity tolerant plants, Low maintenance plants
Zinnia Profusion Double Hot Cherry, Zinnia Elegans Profusion Double Hot Cherry, Zinnia Angustifolia Profusion Double Hot Cherry, Red Zinnia, Red Flowers, Drought tolerant plants, heat tolerant plants, Humidity tolerant plants, Low maintenance plants
Zinnia Profusion Double Hot Cherry, Zinnia Elegans Profusion Double Hot Cherry, Zinnia Angustifolia Profusion Double Hot Cherry, Red Zinnia, Red Flowers, Drought tolerant plants, heat tolerant plants, Humidity tolerant plants, Low maintenance plants

A real breakthrough in the world of Zinnias, Zinnia ‘Profusion Double Hot Cherry’ is a stunning cross between Zinnia angustifolia and Zinnia elegans which combines the best traits of both species: disease resistance; drought, heat and humidity tolerance and easy maintenance (no deadheading). It boasts double, vibrant rich rose flowers, 2-3 in. wide (6-7 cm), that are so abundant that, as a group, they do stand out. As the flower matures, a circle of small golden stars surrounds its center disk. The bright color does not fade, even under high temperatures. Borne atop sturdy stems, the eye-catching blossoms float above the fresh green foliage and make a bold statement in the landscape. Blooming profusely over a lengthy season extending from late spring to frost, they are perfect for the sunny border and make lovely mini bouquets.

  • 2013 All America Selections winner and Europe’s FleuroSelect Gold Medal award for its garden performance.
  • Forms a dense, compact mound up to 8-14 in. tall (20-35 cm) and 24 in. wide (60 cm).
  • Extremely easy to grow, Zinnias are annuals which love full sun and prefer a humusy, evenly moist and well-draining soil.
  • Great choice for beds and borders or large containers. Excellent pick for the cutting garden!
  • Adored by butterflies, hummingbirds and birds.
  • Don’t crowd them to keep them disease-free and avoid powdery mildew. Air circulation is important!
  • Among the easiest plants to grow from seed, you can start seeds indoors 4-6 weeks before the last first date, should you wish earlier spring blooms.

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Requirements

Hardiness 2 - 11
Heat Zones 1 - 12
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Annuals
Plant Family Compositae
Genus Zinnia
Common names Zinnia
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 8" - 2'
(20cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 6" - 12"
(15cm - 30cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden
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Zinnia peruviana (Peruvian Zinnia)

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While every effort has been made to describe these plants accurately, please keep in mind that height, bloom time, and color may differ in various climates. The description of these plants has been written based on numerous outside resources.
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Requirements

Hardiness 2 - 11
Heat Zones 1 - 12
Climate Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, H1, H2
Plant Type Annuals
Plant Family Compositae
Genus Zinnia
Common names Zinnia
Exposure Full Sun
Season of Interest Spring (Late)
Summer (Early, Mid, Late)
Fall
Height 8" - 2'
(20cm - 60cm)
Spread 1' - 2'
(30cm - 60cm)
Spacing 6" - 12"
(15cm - 30cm)
Maintenance Low
Water Needs Average
Soil Type Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil pH Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Soil Drainage Well-Drained
Characteristics Cut Flowers, Plant of Merit, Showy
Tolerance Drought, Deer
Attracts Birds, Butterflies
Garden Uses Beds And Borders, Edging, Ground Covers, Patio And Containers
Garden Styles Prairie and Meadow, Traditional Garden, Informal and Cottage, City and Courtyard, Gravel and Rock Garden
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