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These are lovely calm and creamy colours, with the added zing of the lime - perfect for a summer's day. A bunch of these on the table at lunch – cool, soft and beautiful.

The seed mix and seedling collection includes:
Genus Zinnia
Group/Species Elegans
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Youth and old age
Border Position Front, Middle
Soil Type Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Well-drained
Height 1m (3ft 3in)
Spacing 30cm (12in) apart, 15 seedlings fills 3.5m² (ie 3.5m x 1m border or patch)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow under cover in individual cells from March-May (zinnias dislike root disturbance). Pinch out tips as you plant out after last frosts. Or direct sow in May-June.
Care Tips It has a tendency to botrytis (a reason to think of using Copper Mixture or Sulphur). Do not overwater.
Flowering July - October (or until the first frosts); 12-14 weeks from sowing
Vase Life 7 days. Strip bottom leaves.
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
Advice
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Pale Zinnia Mix reviews

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Reviewed 22nd September 2019 by Mary-Jane

Not as prolific as I'd hope. Loved the actual flowers.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Janice

See above. They are just about beginning to get going - usually zinnias are no problem to grow at all.

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Jill

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Caroline

There were few seeds that geminated and those that did didn't grow

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Frances

I am struggling with germination and I would have done better to have bought plugs

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Margaret

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Stacey

Easy online shopping, and fast delivery. Seeds had a high germination rate! 10/10 will shop again.

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Reviewed 7th November 2018 by Madge

They were not what I expected. A bit like dull

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Reviewed 31st October 2018 by Jill

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Reviewed 3rd October 2018 by Daniela

The plugs were excellent.

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Reviewed 3rd October 2018 by Deanne

Great plants beautiful colour I shall have more next year

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Reviewed 19th September 2018 by Sarah

Strong plants

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Reviewed 2nd September 2018 by Jenny Sherfield

Very good germination. Beautiful collection of colours. Will buy them again as they are tall , sturdy plants and good cut flowers.

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Reviewed 30th August 2018 by Leonie

They were perfectly good plants but too wishy washy in colour and none were what I would call lime green.

Pale zinnia collection

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Reviewed 10th March 2018 by Jennifer Atkinson

I bought the pale zinnia collection last year the flowers are big pale and lovely. They stand up with straight stems and look very eye catching in a vase. Much admired by friends and family, I am ordering again this year but will sight them in a less breezey spot