An early summer border of mixed annuals and perennials, including zinnias, lillies, echinacea (coneflower), and sedge grasses, explodes with color at sunrise along the edge of a manicured residential backyard lawn near Seattle, with a white arbor in the soft focus background.
Queen Red Lime is an exotic bicolor zinnia with 2 1/2" to 3" flowers that are thickly layered with maroon red petals, then crowned with lime green. Vigorous plants grow to 40" high, with long-stemmed, uniformly colored blooms. Use in masses for borders and in fresh bouquets. Seeds from Burpee.