Zinnia Whirligig Mixed Colors Heirloom
Zinnia elegans. Annual.
Giant double flowers in bright summer bicolors. Long stems are perfect for cutting over an extended blooming season. Bushy plants are at their best in a mass planting for a dazzling display. One of the best summer annuals for hot areas. Attracts pollinators.
Planting & Harvesting
Seed Depth: 1/4″ (6mm)
Spacing: 2″ (5cm)
Sprouts In: 5-10 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.