Zinnia Seeds - California Giant

(Zinnia elegans) Annual. 85 days to maturity

These beauties really are giant! Plants can reach a height of 4 feet and flowers can get as big as 5” in diameter! Zinnias bloom all season long and are quite drought tolerant. This mix is filled with bright and bold colours—red, pink, yellow, white and orange.


Growth Habit: Upright bushy growth to 4 feet with 4-6” flowers. 

Sun Requirements: Full sun

Soil Preference: Average, well-drained soil

When to Plant: Direct seed after last frost OR start indoors 6-8 weeks before last frost

How to Plant:  

Direct sow:  sow seeds ¼” deep after the last frost.  Zinnia seeds should germinate in 14-21 days. Thin young plants to 1 foot apart. 

Transplant: sow seeds indoors ¼” deep in flats or containers 6-8 weeks before last frost. Seeds should germinate in 14-21 days. Harden off seedlings before transplanting after all risk of frost is passed. Space plants 1 foot apart.

When to Harvest: Harvest Zinnia through Summer and into Fall. Harvest regularly to encourage bushier growth and increase yield. 

How to Harvest:  Harvest blooms when almost fully open. Deadhead regularly for extended flowering. 

Uses: Elegant cut flowers. Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. 


This is a great all around open pollinated flower variety, adaptable to any home flower garden.

You will be 100% satisfied with the quality of our California Giants Zinnia Flower Seeds.

Available direct from Incredible Seeds, a Canadian Heirloom and Heritage Seed Company, offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open pollinated and untreated seeds, located in Nova Scotia, Canada.

  • $2.99

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