Zinnia Plant. If you wish to start growing zinnia plants from seeds indoors, plant the seeds in peat pots, poo pots (pots made from cow dung) or other biodegradable containers that can be planted directly into the garden later. Zinnia is also a great candidate for broadcast sowing, but make sure to lightly rake the seeds into the soil to promote quick germination.
As a bonus, butterflies love them! Zinnias thrive in full sunlight and should be planted at the beginning of the warm weather season. Zinnia will usually flower from summer through to autumn, or until the first frosts arrive, and is perfect for planting with fruits and vegetables to encourage beneficial insects, including pollinators.
Flowers come in vivid colours from red, orange and deep pink to green, with a lovely long flowering season from summer to the first frosts.
The holes should be about a quarter of an inch (.6 centimeter) deep. As a bonus, butterflies love them! Our plants are selected by our experts & come with care guides specific to the plant.
Zinnias can be started from seed indoors if you prefer—just transplant them while they’re young and do so carefully.
Use your fingers to make small holes in the ground. Plant them about 1/4 inch deep right in the ground, spaced as much as your chosen variety needs, anywhere from a couple of inches to a couple of feet. Like zinnia, it is adaptable and grows well even on poor soil.
They are annual, meaning they only grow once and need replanting each season.
Since they’re susceptible to frost, you should wait until the last day of frost according to your local frost dates. It can be easily grown in pots and containers, mass planted in borders, for cut flowers or as edging around garden beds. The vibrant, tropical colors of zinnias work well in a hot border, picking up the hues of other reds and oranges.
Plant seeds or transplants into the garden or into a pot after your last frost.
Zinnias thrive in full sunlight and should be planted at the beginning of the warm weather season. Plant zinnias in spring after all danger of frost has passed, around the same time you'd plant tomatoes. Zinnia elegans (most common) plant type:
From seed, they will grow very quickly in the right conditions.
Zinnia is also a great candidate for broadcast sowing, but make sure to lightly rake the seeds into the soil to promote quick germination. Planting zinnia seeds when to plant: Ad we have a plant to suit you and every room in your home, explore our range today.