Zinnia Summer Solstice Seeds

Zinnia Summer Solstice Seeds

Zinnia linearis (Z. angustifolia)

Item #1254

Annual. This charming zinnia will become your new garden favorite. It’s easy to grow, loves the heat and blooms with a flourish from summer to fall even in dry conditions. Orange, white and yellow daisy-like flowers about the size of a quarter cover loosely mounded plants that gently expand to fill empty spaces. Often called narrowleaf zinnia because of the slender leaves, plants are rarely bothered by mildew like other zinnias so they look nice even late in the season.


Full sun

Blooms summer
to fall

12” tall

Days to Emerge:
3-10 days

Seed Depth:

Seed Spacing:
A group of
3 seeds
every 12”

When 2” tall,
thin to 1
every 12”

When to sow outside: 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost.

When to start inside: 6 weeks before average last frost. Transplant outdoors after last frost. Zinnias do not benefit from being planted early; they wait for warmer weather.

Artist: Donna Clement

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