The well-known Zinnia, a brilliant plant for the border with beautifully formed flowers on long stems, is splendid for cutting.
Zinnias are among the finest cut flowers and mix well with other traditional flowers in a homegrown arrangement.
Typical vase life is 7 days, which can be extended further with the use of flower preservatives. Easy to grow, it has strong stems, perfect for cutting.
Hardiness: Tender Annual
Size: 2-2.5' h x 1.5' w
Sun: Full sun
Soil: Rich, well-drained
Season: Summer to fall
Seed to Bloom: 9-12 weeks
Color: Peach pink and cream
Depth: 1/16-1/4" Sprout Time: 5-10 days Starting Indoors: Sow 6-8 weeks before the last frost. Keep at 70-80°F. Starting Outdoors: Recommended. Direct sow after last spring frost. When to Set Outside: After last spring's frost, when night temperatures remain above 50°F.