Zinnia Elegans ‘Giant Dahlia Golden State’
Years Trialed: 1996
Color (5); Flower head size (3); Long stems (3); A fair vase life with supplemental flower food.; Long lasting cut.; Excellent germination!; Prolonged production.
Plants fell over, many flowers lost on the ground.; Flower not as uniform as other varieties, different shades and sizes.; Scraggly plants with dull colors. Looked dirty.; Mildew and anthracnose.; Color fades in field quicker than others cultivars.; Disease resistance low, no marketable flowers.; Variable stem length. Mostly good long stems–some short, stocky plants
|Yield (stems/plant)||Stem Length (inches)||Market Appreciation Rating¹||Repeat Again Rating¹||Ease of Cultivation Rating¹|
¹1 to 5 scale, with 5 being the best. Market ratings are based on sales to wholesalers, retailers, or final consumers direct.
1444 Larson St.
Sycamore, IL 60178