Zinnia Button Box Mixed Colors Heirloom
Zinnia elegans. Annual.
A vibrant mix of pompom flowers sparkles atop dark green foliage. A good choice for a sunny border. Easy-to-grow plants bloom freely from midsummer through frost. Thrives in hot, dry areas.
Height: 10-12″ (25-30cm)
Planting & Harvesting
Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)
Spacing: 2″ (5cm)
Sprouts In: 5-8 days
Thinning: 12″ (30cm)
Plant outdoors in a sunny location and average soil in late spring after all danger of frost. Start indoors four weeks prior to transplanting. Keep young plants evenly moist.
Remove faded flowers to encourage more blossoms. Zinnias are prone to mildew in humid climates. Water by soaking the soil and keeping the foliage dry.