Flower, Zinnia: California Giant
CERTIFIED ORGANIC, HEIRLOOM SEED, 1 packet (50 seeds)
(Zinnia eleganz) Huge blooms of red, pink, orange, yellow, white and purple flowers, ideal for cut flowers. The more you cut, the more they bloom! Stunning planted ‘en masse’ for a bright and colorful heirloom garden. Easy to grow, flat-petaled, semi-double flowers, up to 5 inches in diamater, on long graceful stems up to 4 feet tall. Blooms midsummer through fall. Attracts butterflies!
Direct seed after all danger of frost; cover lightly 1/4 inch deep at least 4 inches apart. Thin when 3 inches tall to 6-18 inches apart to maximize air circulation. Can start seeds 4 to 6 weeks before transplanting. Ideal soil is fertile, humus-rich, and well drained. Moderate water. Full sun.