Preciosa Mix Zinnia
Zinnia elegans. More branching, more flowers and more colour is what you will get with this double mix. Pure and simple colours of white, rose, yellow, scarlet and pink. The 10-12” Preciosa Mix really stood out in our trial gardens. Without a doubt, one of the best cut flowers you’ll grow in your garden! A reliable annual that attracts all pollinators. Zinnias are a cut-and-come-again flower, each flower blossom is just as perfect as the next, delightfully supported on attractive green stems and stunning colour that is stunning in a fresh bouquet. Approx. 15 seeds/pkg.
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Start inside 6 weeks before last frost. Lightly cover and provide warmth (21-26 degrees C). Keep soil moist until emergence. Germinates in 5-10 days. Transplant after last frost into a full sun location, 6-12 inches apart. Direct seed after last frost when the soil is warm, sow thinly, 6 seeds per foot, 1/4" deep. Cover lightly but firmly. Keep surface from drying out until emergence. Thin after the first true leaves appear.
Pinch out the growing tip to encourage branching. Water, fertilize, and deadhead regularly. Susceptible to mildew.