Zinnias bloom in a wide variety of colors with large, mixed blooms.
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About Zinnia

Zinnias have bright, solitary, daisy-like flower heads on a single, erect stem. The most common zinnia is "dahlia-flowered" and grows up to three feet. Other types are "cactus-flowered."One of the easy to grow annual flower, Zinnias bloom from mid-summer all the way until frost.

zinnias come in an array of colors, multi-colors and hues. Zinnias come as yellow, orange, white, red, rose, pink, purple, lilac and multi-colored blooms. Zinnia varieties include both miniatures and giants that range from about a foot to over three feet tal.

Plant Specifications

*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
Common Name The Zinnia species with small, orange flowers is Zinnia augustifolia, while the species with red, purple, or yellow petals is Zinnia peruviana.
Maximum Reachable Height 18 to 24 inches.
Flower Colour Red, Pink, Orange, Yellow, Purple, White, Multicolor
Bloom Time Summer
Difficulty Level Easy.

Planting and care

  • Zinnia care may also include watering in the early morning, which allows the foliage and flowers ample time to dry off before nightfall.
  • Zinnias should be planted 12-24" apart in rich, well drained garden soil.
  • They require full sun to bloom,
  • but will appreciate a little afternoon shade in the hottest regions.
  • Zinnias dislike having wet foliage, so if possible, they should be watered with a soaker hose.
  • Once established, your Zinnia will only need watering during extended periods of drought.
  • They should be planted where they have good air circulation to help prevent powdery mildew.
  • Feed every 4-6 weeks with a balanced, all purpose fertilizer.
  • Deadhead regularly to keep plants flowering until fall.
  • Zinnia care

    Zinnia leaves are opposite and usually stalkless (sessile), with a shape ranging from linear to ovate, and pale to middle green in color. The flowers have a range of appearances, from a single row of petals, to a dome shape, with the colors white, chartreuse, yellow, orange, red, purple, and lilac.

    Zinnias seem especially favored by butterflies, and many gardeners add zinnias specifically to attract them.

    Sunlight Full sun.
    Watering Keep the soil moist, but not soggy, for young plants. Mature zinnias require less watering, as grown flowers are somewhat drought tolerant.
    Soil Rich, well-drained soil.
    Temperature above 50 F. (10 C).
    Fertilizer A 5-10-5 fertilizer in mid season will help to keep zinnia plants growing strongly.

    Zinnia uses

    Ornamental Use:

    • Use in an annual or mixed border
    • Smaller zinnias are suitable for edging, window boxes or other containers
    • The narrow-leaf zinnia also works well in hanging baskets
    • Zinnias are very popular for cut flowers

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Are Zinnia flowers edible?

    No, Zinnia flowers are not edible.

    Why Zinnia plant leaves turn yellow?

    Yellowing of leaves may be due to Insufficient light, less or overwatering and cold temperature. So make sure your plant is getting 4-6 hrs. of direct bright light, water it when the upper layer of the soil(1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.

    Does Zinnia self seed?

    Yes, Zinnia produces seeds.

    Is Zinnia a perennial?

    No, Zinnia is an annual flowering plant.

    Do Zinnias bloom all summer?

    Yes, Zinnia blooms throughout the summer(April-June).

    Do Zinnias attract bees?

    Yes, Zinnia attracts the bees.

    Do Zinnias attract butterflies?

    Yes, Zinnia attracts the butterflies.

    Is Zinnia a summer flower?

    Yes, Zinnia is a summer-flowering plant.

    Zinnia how tall?

    Zinnia grows up to 3 feet.

    Is Zinnia annual or perennial?

    Zinnia is an annual flowering plant.

    Do Zinnias need light to germinate?

    Yes, Zinnia need indirect bright light to germinate

    Which Zinnias are best for butterflies?

    All Zinnia flowers are so attractive and best for butterflies.

    Can Zinnias grow indoors?

    Yes, Zinnia can grow indoor where 4-6 hrs of direct bright sunlight per day is available.

    Will Zinnias grow in shade?

    Yes, Zinnia can grow in the shade where availability of 4-6 hrs of direct bright sunlight per day.

    Where are Zinnia seeds located?

    If you look at the seedhead you've taken apart, you'll see dried petals. At the base of those petals is an arrow-shaped base; these are the seeds.

    How to care for Zinnia?

    Make sure your plant is getting enough amount of bright direct sunlight (4-6 hrs a day), water it when the upper layer of the soil(1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Check the moisture in the soil before watering it, Poke your finger into the soil, if dry then apply water. Do not overwater the plant. This plant doesn’t like to sit in waterlogged soil, so drainage is important to prevent rot. Check the drainage hole to allow excess water to escape. Protect your plant from a cold climate by keeping it in a mildly warm and dry location. Feed it with any organic nitrogen-rich fertilizer once a month.

    Are Zinnias poisonous?

    No, Zinnias are not a poisonous plant.

    when to plant Zinnia seeds?

    In South India these can be grown in the months of April, September and January while in north India hills the seeds are sown in March-April.

    Can Zinnias survive winter?

    Yes, Bring them indoor in winter and keep at such a location where they will get 4-6 hrs. of direct bright sunlight per day.

    Why do Zinnias have beautiful flowers?

    They have bright, solitary, daisy-like flowerheads on a single erect stem, which makes them great for use as a cutting flower or as food for butterflies.

    When do Zinnias bloom?

    Zinnia blooms in the summer(April-June) season.

    Should Zinnias be started indoors?

    Yes, you can start Zinnia indoor but later you need to transfer outdoor for more flowering.

    Where to plant Zinnia?

    You can plant Zinnia outdoor or indoor where they will get 4-6 hrs, of direct bright sunlight a day.

    When to sow Zinnia seeds?

    In South India these can be grown in the months of April, September and January while in north India hills the seeds are sown in March-April.

    Why my Zinnias leaves are brown?

    It may be because of fungal infection so you can use any organic fungicide available in the local market or Spray Neem oil.

    Will Zinnias grow in pots?

    Yes Zinnia will grow in pots, having of 6 inch upper diameter.

    How to plant Zennia?

    1.To grow plant in pot, choose a pot having of 6 inch upper diameter and drainage holes. 2.Fill the 1/3 pot with well drained soil rich in organic content and place the plant in the center of the pot. 3. Fill the remaining pot with same soil. 4. Keep the plant in indirect bright light location for 2-3 days and then gradually move to a location that receives 4-6 hours of direct sunlight. 5. Once the plant is overgrown in current pot, plant it in field. If you are planting purchased plant directly in ground follow below procedure. 1. Keep the plant in indirect bright light for 3-4 days and gradually move to a location receiving direct sunlight for 4-6 hours a day. 2. Dig a pit twice the size of the bag/pot the current plant is in. 3. Fill the 1/3 of pit with soil rich in organic content, place the plant in center and fill the pit with same soil. 4. Apply water General caring tips Plant should get 4-6 hours of sunlight a day. Water the plant when surface soil (1-2 inch) feels dry to touch. Apply any organic fertilizer during the main growing season. he moisture. Water when topsoil (1-2 inches) feels dry to touch. Water thoroughly in the summer and reduce watering in winter and rainy season. Application of Fertilizer During the main growing season feed the plant with organic fertilizer once a month. Loosen the topsoil without disturbing the roots of the plant so it can uptake the nutrients and moisture easily.

    Do Zinnias like full sun?

    Yes, Zinnia like full sun, they required at least 4-6 hrs, of direct bright sunlight a day.

    Why do Zinnias leaves turn white?

    It is maybe because of insect or pest infection so Spray Neem oil or take a two tablespoon liquid wash and mix it in 500 ml of water and spray it on the infected part of the plant.

    When to plant Zinnia?

    In South India these can be grown in the months of April, September and January while in north India hills the seeds are sown in March-April.



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    Wednesday, 27 November 2019

    Awesome packing for live plant.?

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    What a great experience from start to finish.

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