State Fair Zinnia
Zinnia elegans. Large husky plants with tremendous six inch blooms. Excellent colour range of lavender, orange, pink, purple, rose and scarlet. Sown around June 1st, blooming should commence around the middle of July. Height 30 inches. Approximately 55 seeds/pkg.
Zinnias are usually direct seeded after last frost. Or start inside 6 weeks before last frost. Lightly cover and provide warmth (21-26 degrees C). Germinates in 5-10 days. Transplant after last frost into a full sun location, 6-12 inches apart.
Pinch out the growing tip to encourage branching. Water, fertilize, and deadhead regularly. Susceptible to mildew.