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ZINNIA elegans - Canary Bird

Dahlia Flowered

Stock: Available

SKU Code: F 79


AUD $4.10

Family: Asteraceae
Characteristics: Annual 70-100 cm

Seed per packet: Approx, 50
Seed per gram:  Approx. 150

A stunning zinnia that produces 10-12 cm (4-5”) clean bright yellow flowers on tall plants making for quite a show. They will bloom through a long hot summer. Zinnias are one of the easiest annuals to grow and are perfect for cutting flowers.
They are outstanding in beds, borders, and containers.

Native to Mexico they are excellent for pollinator plantings and are especially attractive to butterflies.

Grow notes:

TropicalWinter to Late Summer.
Temperate: Spring & Early Summer.
Cool climate: Spring & Early Summer.

Sow: 6 mm deep
Sow direct in the growing position or in trays. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
Plant in well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 30 cm
Germination: 14-21 days

Flowering: 12 Weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for more vigorous plants.

Tropical: Wintet to Late Summer.
Temperate: Spring & Early Summer.
Cool climate: Spring & Early Summer.

Sow: 6 mm deep
Sow direct in the growing position or in trays. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 30 cm
Germination: 14-21 days

Flowering: 12 Weeks

Feed with a soluble fertiliser every two weeks for stronger plants.

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