[Arid_gardener] Blue Point Zinnia
Sun, 17 Feb 2002 14:11:05 +0000
A quick web search found these:
"The American Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers was equally
impressed with two new giant zinnia series, descended from Z. elegans: Blue
Point (Benary's Giant) and Oklahoma. These fully-double flowers exhibit
bright, uniform colors, sturdy stems with mildew-resistant foliage, and a
long vase life. Blue Point zinnias are truly giants (to 4"), forming 5"
blossoms on sturdy stems.; Oklahoma (3") is very mildew- resistant, with 2"
"In spite of their enthusiastic growth habit, the Peruvian zinnias did not
attract butterflies. Blue Point Formula Mix and 'Royal Purple' [a Blue Point
zinnia from Park Seed] have been the most popular zinnias in Leece's garden.
In particular, the big purple flowers are a magnet for fritillaries,
American Painted Ladies and Eastern Tiger Swallowtails. Moderately
attractive zinnias include giant cactus-flowered, 'Sunbow Mix' and Z.
angustifolia 'Crystal White'. Leece has found that 'Envy', scabious-flowered
and (to her surprise) Z. haageana 'Persian Carpet' have not attracted
>Subject: [Arid_gardener] Question from Home-Hort WWW page
>Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2002 05:18:27 -0700 (MST)
>were can I purchase blue point zinna seed.
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