Zinnia elegans Seeds

Zinnia Seeds

Ignite your meadow all season long with easy-to-grow Zinnias. The rainbow of blooms last midsummer until frost and add a burst of color both in the garden and cut for bouquets. Annual.
Zones1 - 10
Advantages
Easy To Grow
Attract Butterflies
Attract Hummingbirds
Attract Birds
Deer Resistant
Good For Cut Flowers
Good For Containers
Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Mature Plant Size24-36" tall
Bloom TimeSummer to fall
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SizeNo
SKUHC016008

USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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SKU
HC016008
Details
This Zinnia mixture grows to be about 3’ tall and blooms a rainbow of colors. Blooms last all summer long and produce enough flowers for bouquets all summer long. So easy to grow, you can plant the seeds in the fall or early spring. These beauties will last until the frost!
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Associated SKUsHC016008
HC013264 (1 Pound)
HC013265 (1/4 Pound)
Common Name
Zinnia Seeds
Botanical Name
Zinnia elegans
Seed Life Cycle
Annual
Light Requirements
Full Sun
Flower Color
Mixed
Bloom Time
Summer to fall
Mature Height
24-36" tall
Ships As
Seed
Ideal Region
Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, West, Southwest, Pacific Northwest
Zones
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Non-GMO
Yes
Soil Type
Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Soil Moisture
Average, Well Draining
Advantages
Easy To Grow, Attract Butterflies, Attract Hummingbirds, Attract Birds, Deer Resistant, Good For Cut Flowers, Good For Containers, Extended Bloom Time (more than 4 weeks)
Additional Information
O
Ships To Canada
Yes
Planting Guides

Step-by-Step Wildflower Seed Planting Instructions

  1. Check for your last frost date and plant after this has passed. Choose a spot on your property that gets 6 or more hours of direct sun a day unless you are planting seeds for shade.
  2. Prepare your soil by clearing the area of all existing growth. Simply dig up everything that is growing, turn the soil and rake the area flat. If this is an area that has never before been gardened, you may need to till the area up to remove growth.
  3. Mix the seeds with sand* for better visibility and scatter the seeds directly on top of the soil. If you are sowing a larger area, we recommend using a seed spreader; if not, you can sow by hand.
  4. We recommend lightly compressing the seeds into the soil, making sure not to bury them. You can either walk on them, use a board or if you are sowing a larger area, rent a seed roller.
  5. Water so that the soil is moist, not soaking wet, until the seedlings are about 4-6" tall. After that, the seedlings will survive on natural rains. If you are experiencing very dry weather, we recommend watering occasionally.
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