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Zinnia Seeds - Dahlia Flowered Zinnia elegans

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Packet $3.95
1 Ounce Package $9.50 Notify Me
1/4 Pound Package $22.95 40% Notify Me
1 Pound Sack $50.95 66% Notify Me
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  • Annual; Grows up to 30 Inches
  • Easy to grow; Summer blooming
  • Prefers full sun exposure

Product Description

Dahlia Flowered Zinnia Seed Mix -Zinnia elegans

This is a real Heirloom Zinnia! Developed in 1919, the Zinnia Dahlia Flowered produces stems about 40 inches tall with fully double flowers about 4 to 5 inches in diameter. Compared to the California Giant variety, the Dahlia Flowered Zinnia has petals more tightly packed and bend downward slightly on the ends.

Easy to grow, Zinnias look wonderful when planted "en masse". Plant Zinnia Dahlia Flowered flower seeds in full sun, beds and borders for a bright and colorful garden.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Zinnia Seeds - Dahlia Flowered
    Botanical Name:Zinnia elegans
    Life Cycle:Annual
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Season:Spring
    Plant Type:upright and tall with large flowers
    Features:Open Pollinated, Attracts Pollinators, Attracts Hummingbirds, Cut Flower Garden, Deer Resistant, Easy to Grow & Maintain, Fast Growing
    Color:Pink, Yellow, Orange
    Blooms:Summer
    Plant Height:Up to 40 inches
    Plant Spacing:6 inches
    Planting Depth:1/4 inch
    Sowing Method:Start Indoors, Direct Sow
    Cold Stratification:No
    Seeds per Packet:500 mg
    Hardiness Zones:3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
    Ships:Year Round
  • Planting Instructions

    Planting Zinnia Seeds

    Keep in mind that Zinnias are native to Mexico, where they have become accustomed to long, hot summers. They are classed as tender annuals and can be directly sown into the garden after all danger of frost is over and daytime temps are at least 50F and above. In cooler climates, start seeds indoors 4 to 6 weeks before your area’s average last-frost date. Harden off the plants by vacationing trays outside for a few hours per day before planting them in your garden.

    When & Where to Plant Zinnias

    Zinnias are best started directly outdoors in locations where spring warms up early. Turn over the soil in the area you want to plant your zinnias and work in 2 or 3 inches of compost or peat moss to help improve soil fertility and drainage. Plant the seeds only about ¼” – ½” deep and you should see seedlings sprout in four to seven days. Once the seedlings reach about 3” tall, thin them to maximize air circulation, and prevent powdery mildew. The dwarf varieties, reaching a height of 1 to 1 ½ feet, should be planted or thinned to about 9” apart, while the taller 3-feet varieties should be spaced about 1 foot apart.

    Starting Zinnia Indoors

    If starting your zinnias indoors, fill up your pots with organic potting mix. Saturate the potting mix with water and then place two zinnia seeds into each planting cell or pot. Press into the soil for good seed-to-soil contact and then cover with approximately ½” of the potting mix.

    Place your zinnias in an area that will receive plenty of warmth (65-70F) and light. Keep your zinnia seeds moistened, checking on them every day or two. Expect to see germination in about 7 to 10 days. Once your seedlings reach about 2 ½ - 3” tall, they are ready to be transplanted outdoors.

    Zinnias may be transplanted with ease, as it is possible to move the plants when they are in full flower! Although they thrive best in full sun, they will also endure partial shade.

    Caring for Zinnias

    Water the area of your zinnia plants carefully, do not get the stems or leaves wet since zinnias are prone to mildew. Keep your zinnia garden lightly moistened, and let the area dry out between watering. The beauty of zinnias is that you can spend your attention elsewhere while they bloom profusely summer to autumn.

  • Planting Video

  • Seed Coverage

    AmountRecommended Coverage
      
    PacketUp to 80 Sq. Ft
    Ounce PackageUp to 625 Sq. Ft
    1/4 Pound PackageUp to 2,500 Sq. Ft
    1 Pound SackUp to10,000 Sq. Ft
    5 Pound SackUp to 1.3 Acres

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Product Reviews

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Global Rating: 5.00 from 6 reviews
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love love LOVE

The seeds are germinating like wild fire. I have them in a small greenhouse and started them early so I have color early summer. HIghly recommend you will not be disappointed. saved some for later to just throw in garden to fill bare spots. will purchase again.

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Zinnias galore!!

I sowed your zinnia seeds thickly along my garden fence this late spring. Needless to say I am extremely pleased to tell everyone I think they all came up. At present time August 2 they are about 4 ft tall and are spectacular!! Neighbors all want to know where I bought my seed...😃

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Gorgeous - even when planted late in season.

We did not get these planted until mid to late July in Maine but they grew to be tall and strong with wonderful colors. We always know we can depend on Eden Brothers' to provide the best seeds and bulbs.

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Worth the $$ and more!

I literally broadcast the seeds in the bed I wanted to plant. I didnt prepare the soil, I didnt cover the seeds - I really just wanted to see how no-fuss no-muss this could be. The entire bed is dense with flowers. I recommend these to anyone who wants easy, beautiful flowers all summer.

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zinnia seeds

Probably 95% germination rate - not bad at all!

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New zinnia seeds

None have flowered yet. but they are coming in thick and strong. This is why we order our seeds from you!

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