A fantastical zinnia, this Zinderella! We confess we fell in love with this flower, but only come August. We had been warned and Friends, it’s true: her first flush was interesting, though solidly uninspiring. We cut them back (as so many flowers love) and sure enough, her blossoms ‘til frost were an absolutely stunning array of single, double and fully double blossoms in a dreamy peach palette, perfect for cutting. Enjoy every moment of this unusual beauty!
To see if a zinnia is at peak harvest for cutting, gently shake the stem from about eight inches below the bloom. If the stem bends even slightly, it’s not quite ready. Once the stem is stiff, harvest! We find zinnias last well over one week in a vase and often two, if kept out of direct sun.
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Transplant (recommended): Sow indoors 4 weeks before last frost, keeping soil surface moist until emergence. At Fruition we sow in soil blocks, and a heat mat will help maintain an accurate temperature. When seedlings have true leaves, transplant into larger containers (avoid plants becoming root bound).
Sowing Date: Indoors ~4 weeks before last frost
Seed Depth: 1/4 inch Days to Germination: 3-5 at 80-85°F
Transplanting date: After frost danger has passed
Plant spacing: 9-12 inches Full Sun
Days to Flower: ~75 Height: ~3 feet