Botanical Name: Zinnia elegans
Plant Dimensions: 40"–50" tall
Variety Information: 4"–6" purple blooms
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Continual bloom from early/midsummer until first fall frost. Each flower lasts a week or more before fading.
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Edible Flower, Good for Containers
When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before your average last frost date. Transplant outdoors after last frost. Zinnias do not benefit from being planted early; wait for warmer weather.
Days to Emerge: 3–10 Days
Seed Depth: ¼"
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 12"
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 12"