Zinnia elegans 'Scabiosaeflora Cresto Crème'

With this one, you get the most elegant double flowers like a scabious, in a faded, antique cream. More
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No summer garden is complete without zinnias and with this one, you get the most elegant double flowers like a scabious, in a faded, antique cream. Equally lovely in the border as cut for the vase.

Genus Zinnia
Group/Species elegans
Variety Scabiosaeflora Cresto Crème'
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Youth and Old Age
Border Position Container, Front
Soil Type Acid, Alkaline, Chalky, Clay, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 80cm (32in)
Spacing 30-40cm (12-16in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Zinnias can be sown indoors in modules (since they dislike root disturbance), in a propagator, greenhouse or on a windowsill. Pot on into 7.5cm pots once the roots have filled each module and plant out from mid-May. Sow direct May-June, later than most half-hardies as zinnias hate cold nights. Pinch out the tips when the plants have 3-5 pairs of leaves, to encourage branching and more flower production. Best grown in fertile, humus-rich, and well-drained soil, in full sun.
Care Tips Picking or deadheading is necessary to prolong blooming and encourage branching. Plants are best supported with individual stakes to prevent flopping. Zinnias have a tendency to botrytis (a reason to think of using Copper Mixture or Sulphur) especially during damp, cool weather.
Flowering July - October
Harvesting Flower production: 3-4 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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