Botanical Name: Zinnia haageana
Plant Dimensions: 12"–16" tall, 12" wide
Variety Information: 2" single and double flowers in red, yellow, orange, and bicolors
Exposure: Full sun
Bloom Period: Summer to frost
Attributes: Attracts Pollinators, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Good for Containers, Heat Tolerant
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 sown early; wait for warmer weather
Days to Emerge: 3–10 days
Seed Depth: ¼"
Seed Spacing: A group of 3 seeds every 8"
Thinning: When 2" tall, thin to 1 every 8"
Harvesting: For longest vase life, harvest before small yellow flowers emerge between petals and change vase water often.