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Pale Zinnia Mix | Sarah Raven

Pale Zinnia Mix

These are lovely, calm and creamy colours, with the added zing of the lime.
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30 seeds

15 seedlings

30 seedlings

Delivery:

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Sow Under Cover
Direct Sow/ Plant Out
Flowers/ Harvest

Details:

Type
Half-Hardy Annual
Position
Cutting Garden
Soil
Broad Tolerance
Flowers
July - October (or until the first frosts); 12-14 weeks from sowing
Height
90cm (36in)
Group/Species
Elegans
Common name
Youth and old age
Moisture
Well-drained
Aspect
Full Sun
Spread
30cm (12in) apart, 15 seedlings fills 3.5m² (ie 3.5m x 1m border or patch)
Cultivation
Zinnias are best sown April-May under cover in modules or gutters to avoid root disturbance. Harden off seedlings before planting out after the frosts. Pinch out tips as you plant. Direct sow late May, zinnias hate cold nights.

Description

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:

Care Tips

Water once a week and stake plants individually . Ensure good air circulation around plants and tidy up any dead or dying leaves to avoid botrytis. Picking or deadheading is necessary to prolong blooming and encourage branching.