Flowering Zinnia, Persian Carpet Mix
If you are starting your first garden, growing with your keiki, or just looking for action in your garden, you’ve come to the right annual flower. Zinnias can sometimes last longer than a year, and the more you cut, the more they grow. If you are the type to always have cut flowers in a vase in your living room, have a craft of making leis, or just want something to cheer you up in the morning, zinnias are the flower for you.
This unique bicolor Persian carpet variety will surprise you with 2” blooms ranging in color. Pedals may be cream, red-burgundy, chocolate, pale yellow, gold, chestnut, and bright orange. The tips of pedals and the center of the blooms will be in contrasting shades making every bloom a sight to see. This is a cheerful zinnia, sure to brighten your morning garden walks.
Days to Maturity: 60-80 days
Plant size: 12-24" tall
Plant spacing: 8-12” apart
Sun, soil, and water requirement: Loves full sun, fertile soil rich in organic matter, and well-draining with regular watering. Keep soil moist but not soggy. Mature plants can handle less watering and are mildly drought tolerant.
Harvesting: Harvest cut flowers just before flowers fully open.
Pruning: Deadhead to encourage continuous growth and branching.
Special considerations: If grown in the right conditions, plants can become big and top-heavy and may need moderate support. Especially in windy environments.
Companion planting: Can plant with most plants.
** Pots and plants may vary from the picture depending on the size and maturity ordered. All plants have been carefully hardened off and are ready to be transplanted into their permanent garden home or pot once delivered.** Growing details provided are general. Conditions will change depending on your location, elevation, climate, rainfall, and accessible sunlight.