Zinnia Seeds - Giant Dahlia Mix

(Zinnia elegans) Annual. 85 days to maturity.

Giant Dahlia Zinnia has fabulous, huge flowers that are super showy in a bouquet! Colours range from yellows, oranges, reds, burgundy, purple and pink and can present in single, double and sometimes triple layers of petals.

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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 with long stems. Attractive to hummingbirds and butterflies. 

 

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