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Queen Lime Blush Zinnia

Outstanding new zinnia outperforms the original standard. A mix of double, semi-double, or single, fade-resistant blossoms atop a sturdy, well-branching plant. Each flower has a slightly different variation of color with smoky undertones and lime green centers. One of our best performers in trials. Creates a captivating bouquet. 

20 seeds



Zinnia elegans


Germination: 7-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 75-85ºF.

Seed Planting Depth: Lightly cover

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-85ºF. soil temperature. Transplant after last frost, space 8-12" apart. 

Sowing Outdoors: After the last frost when soil is over 70ºF. Sow a few seeds every 8-12". Thin to the most robust seedlings. For shorter growing seasons they will bloom toward the end of the summer. We like to start seeds both ways, indoors and outdoors for an earlier and longer blooming. 

Growth Habit: Upright and branching

Height and Width: 30-40"

Spacing: 8-12" apart

Light Needs:  Full sun, part shade in hot climates

Soil Needs:  Loose, rich, well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed: 75-80 days

Uses: Cut flowers, flower beds, containers, attracts butterflies and beneficials. 

Care: Amend soil with compost before sowing or transplanting. Water seedlings regularly until established. Water well during dry spells. Pinch back plants when they are young for a bushier growth habit. Harvest flowers often for bouquets or deadhead to encourage more blooms. 


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julie s.
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Beautiful Pinetree Queen Lime with Blush and Queen Lime Orange Zinnias

Pinetree and it’s website is wonderful. This is my second year of planting these seeds directly into the soil in early June. Like last year, I have had close to 100% of the seeds blossom into the most beautiful flowers! We live in northern Ohio near Lake Erie and these flowers are truly stunning. If desired I could send a picture. Thank you to Pinetree for your high quality seeds.

Pinetree Garden Seeds Queen Lime Blush Zinnia Review
United States United States
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Great Seeds!

Planted 6, 4 germinated, Zone 6 Utah, they love the heat popped in mid June, 3-4 days after sowing in tray, strong healthy seedlings, and putting on some size, also used an organic nutrient in soil mix. They didn’t stretch like the first batch of zinnias from other distributors.

Rose L.
United States United States
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seed germination

I am very happy with the service from Pinetree. My seed order was promptly filled. All the zinnia, cosmos and snap dragon seeds had 100% germination. I can't wait for the blooms to appear. Unfortunately I only had 25-30% germination for the asters, Cerinthe purple belle and Rubeckia. I am not faulting the seeds.....it may be the crazy weather that we had in New York. I look forward to ordering seeds again in the future.

Carol M.
United States United States
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Great germination!

Started these in pots in the greenhouse, and they’re huge, full of buds, I need to get them planted out! Can’t wait to see them flower. �