Wowie! Yellow Flame Zinnia

deafblossom(z7AR)July 18, 2007

This year I grow Wowie Yellow Flame Zinna. I loved it very much. I am not sure if it is hybrid? I would love to harvest those seeds to save for next year planting. I wanted to know more about it. Thank you, Kat

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Hi Kat,
It is a hybrid. I looked it up and saw F1 which is the same as saying hybrid. You must buy the plants or seeds every year if you want exactly the same zinnia . If you harvest the seeds, you will have seedling variation. If you have room, you could do a grow out of many seedlings and look for seedlings which appear the same removing the others. (Hopefully you get some that are similar.) If you do this for a few years, you will have a stable OP version of your zinnia.

Here is a link that might be useful: Zowie! Yellow Flame Zinnia

    Bookmark   July 18, 2007 at 4:05PM
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Thank you for a good information about Wowie! Yeah.. I knew it is hybrid! I wish it is not hybrid then.. It is much prettier than catalog or magazine. It shows in different colors. It is hard to explain you! I really enjoy it very much.. Kat

    Bookmark   July 22, 2007 at 12:09PM
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Actually, the correct name is Zowie Yellow Flame, not Wowie.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2007 at 11:53AM
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AW.. Thank you for correct the name. It looks like "WOWIE"! ha It is soo huge bloom and neat in different colors! Have a good day.. Kat

    Bookmark   August 2, 2007 at 10:22AM
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