Just like Mother Nature's spectacular light show, our custom blend shines with dazzling flowers that flourish in the sunny garden. Large, 4″– 5″ flowers are great for attracting butterflies. Easy-to-grow zinnias look best when planted in masses in a bed or border, or mixed with daises, bachelor's buttons, hollyhocks, foxgloves, and snapdragons to create a lovely cottage garden. Zinnias are essential in the cutting garden and make wonderful, long-lasting, fresh bouquets. The edible, colorful flowers can make a pretty garnish to salads, desserts, cold drinks, or serving trays. Attracts pollinators. Deer resistant.
Botanical Name: Zinnia elegans
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: 24″–36″ tall
Variety Information: 4″–5″ bright pink, purple, and burgundy flowers
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Good for Containers, Heat Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. Transplant outdoors after last frost. Zinnias do not benefit from being sown early; wait for warmer weather
Days to Emerge: 3–10 days
Seed Depth: ¼”
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12″
Thinning: When 2″ tall, thin to 1 every 12″
Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest before small yellow flowers emerge between petals.