Zinnia Elegans ‘Oklahoma Scarlet’
Years Trialed: 1996
Color (7); Large flowers (2); and reasonable vase life with supplemental flower food.; Nice size flowers and uniformity of color. Healthiest looking plants of all the colors.; Holds well.; Many branches. Bloom consistent color throughout.; Long lasting cut, strong stems.; Uniform flowers, easy to cut, very wonderful and prolific.
Small flowers (3); Short stems (2); Fungal pathogens and thrips in the greenhouse.; Disease resistance low, no marketable flowers.; Some weak or ;collapsed; necks. Small amount of Xanthomonas campestris in early summer. Least affected of all the colors.; Beautiful heads but short and small (half size of salmon).; Some variation in flower shape.
|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