Week 18 – May 08, 2021

Plant Information

State Fair Mixture Zinnia

  • State Fair Mixture Zinnia - Bloom
Growing Information:
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Marketing Information:
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Zinnia elegans (syn. Zinnia violaceae)

Common Name: Zinnia

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Upright

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 12 - 16" (30 - 41cm)

Height: 36 - 48" (91 - 122cm)

Width: 12 - 14" (30 - 36cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Tall plants bear very large flowers in bright scarlet, gold, lavender, purple, orange, pink, red and yellow. '
Good cut flower, for tall garden backgrounds/borders.
A tetraploid mix with higher resistance to powdery mildew and Alternaria.

Grower Information:


Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 6 to 7 weeks

  • Tetraploid mix has very large flowers in bright scarlet, gold, lavender, purple, orange, pink, red and yellow.