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Zinnia ‘Giant Dahlia Eldorado’

Trial: Annual

Years Trialed: 1995

Good Qualities

Color (8), flower size (2), good branching (2), long stems (2), sturdy stems (2), productive (2), good postharvest, no mildew, long harvest season.


Color faded-especially in heat/looked old before cutting (5), powdery mildew, Xanthomonas leaf spot, less double than other varieties.

Trial Data

Zinnia ‘Giant Dahlia Eldorado’
Yield (stems/plant) Stem Length (inches) Market Appreciation Rating¹ Repeat Again Rating¹ Ease of Cultivation Rating¹
Average 21.3 14.5 3.6 4.0 4.8

¹1 to 5 scale, with 5 being the best. Market ratings are based on sales to wholesalers, retailers, or final consumers direct.


Ernest Benary
1444 Larson St.
Sycamore, IL 60178

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