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Zinnia ‘Giant Dahlia Rosa’

Trial: Annual

Years Trialed: 1995

Good Qualities

Color (7), long stems (4), very productive (2), flower size (2), decent disease resistance, good postharvest, a beautiful zinnia.


No problems (2), color okay but appeared washed out, lacked intensity, color not as marketable as reds or oranges, could use staking.


Trial Data

Zinnia ‘Giant Dahlia Rosa’
Yield (stems/plant) Stem Length (inches) Market Appreciation Rating¹ Repeat Again Rating¹ Ease of Cultivation Rating¹
Average 32.9 17.5 3.8 4.1 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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