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The Zinnia Scarlet Flame, 'Zinnia elegans', has gorgeous scarlet flowers. Scarlet Flame is great descriptive name for this flower color. A stand of these will definitely turn heads. They are easy to grow and for long hot summers, nothing beats Zinnias for brilliant bloom color and long blooming period. The large 4 to 5 inch flowers adorn the 2 to 3 foot plants. This Zinnia will bloom from early summer through late fall.Scarlet Flames prefer full sun and rich, deep, well drained soil. They need to be well watered but not soggy. Plant in late spring, 2 weeks after the last average frost date. The Zinnia Scarlet Flame makes great cut and dried flowers. They are excellent in pots and containers.
Scientific Name : Zinnia elegans

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