Top Zinnia Collection
Our Very Best for Cutting!
This collection contains a packet EACH of Swizzle Cherry/Ivory and Scarlet/Yellow, the glorious bicolored doubles on dwarf plants. Expect these blooms to reach 4 inches across -- easily! -- and to continue all summer on plants just a foot high! The Swizzle series has created a sensation even among the most jaded gardeners, and we want you to have both colors in the series.
You'll also get a packet of Park's Pick Mix, our all-time bestselling Zinnia. There's just no beating the bright colors and long stems of this tall, vigorous, never-say-uncle mix! If we had to pick one favorite over all others in the vast and glorious Zinnia family, it would be this signature mix. You'll love it.
Uproar Rose is a single-color, double-flowered Zinnia that has lived up to its name, creating an uproar among gardeners across the country. These flowers reach 5 inches wide, packed with magenta petals of unparalleled brightness and beauty. Get ready to fall in love!
And finally, no Zinnia bestseller collection would be complete with Magellan Mix. These are double-flowered bedding zinnias, as dense and bushy as they are flower-filled. You'll love how they fill in those bare spaces in the sunny annual bed, foundation, or patio containers. Plant them all together for a knock-'em-dead look, or scatter them around in the empty spots every garden has! You just can't go wrong with Magellan.
Enjoy a nice savings on this collection, and share the beautiful spoils with friends! You'll probably find a new favorite series or color among all these glorious Zinnias! Collection is 5 packets.
|BloomStartToEnd||Early Summer - Early Fall|
|AdditionalCharacteristics||Bloom First Year, Butterfly Lovers, Cut-and-Come-Again, Direct Sow, Double Blooms, Easy Care Plants, Flower, Free Bloomer, Needs Deadheading, Repeat Bloomer|
|MoistureRequirements||Dry, Moist, well-drained|
|Resistance||Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Pest Resistant|
|SoilTolerance||Normal, loamy, Poor, Sandy|
|Uses||Beds, Cut Flowers, Outdoor|
Zinnia Germination Information
How to Sow Zinnia:
- Best sown indoors, 4 weeks before last frost, at a temperature of 70-75°
- Germination will occur in 5-7 days
- They can also be sown outdoors, after all danger of frost is past in the spring
- When sowing seed outdoors, we recommend a maximum planting depth of 4X the width of the seed
How to Grow Zinnia:
Transplanting: Transplant when there are at least two sets of true leaves
Spacing: Space 6-12 inches apart in a rich, fertile, well-drained soil
Temperature: Grow on in full sun at 60-65° days/55-60° nights
Additional Care: Feed monthly with a balanced fertilizer. They are very tolerant of heat and drought. Water zinnias at ground level, rather than with overhead irrigation. Deadhead to prolong the flower display
Appearance and Use:
These are festive and vigorous plants for use in borders, bedding, edging, containers, and as a fresh cut flower. They will be covered in flowers from summer to frost. Zinnia elegans, Common Zinnia, grows 6-40 inches tall and has broad ovate, 1-4 inch long by 1-2 inch wide leaves. The 1-7 inch diameter flowers come in colors of pink, rose, cherry, lavender, purple, red, orange, salmon, gold, yellow, cream, or light green. Color patterns are solid, zoned, or multi-colored, petal arrangement is either single or double, and flower heads are often chrysanthemum-, dahlia-, or cactus-like. Zinnia haageana, Mexican Zinnia, grows 12-18 inches tall and has narrow 1-2 inch long by 1/2 inch wide leaves. The 1-21/2 inch flowers are red, mahogany, yellow, or orange. Color patterns are solid or two-toned and petal arrangement is either single or double. Zinnia angustifolia (Z. linearis), Narrow-leaf Zinnia, grows 12 inches tall and has narrow, 1-2 inch long by 1/2 inch wide leaves. The 1 inch diameter flowers are golden-orange with yellow stripes and are single in petal arrangement
Origination: Asteraceae; native to Mexico
Common Name: Zinnia