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Dahlia Flower Mix Zinnia

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As the name implies, the blooms resemble dahlias. Colors include purple, scarlet, lavender, red, rose, white, yellow, and orange. This variety was bred by Bodger Seeds of California in 1919 and grows 24 to 36 inches tall.

50 seeds




Zinnia elegans


Germination: 7-10 days

Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 75-85ºF.

Seed Planting Depth: Lightly cover

Starting Indoors: Start indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost. Provide 70-85ºF. soil temperature. Transplant after last frost, space 8-12" apart. 

Sowing Outdoors: After the last frost when soil is over 70ºF. Sow a few seeds every 8-12". Thin to the most robust seedlings. For shorter growing seasons they will bloom toward the end of the summer. We like to start seeds both ways, indoors and outdoors for an earlier and longer blooming. 

Growth Habit: Upright and branching

Height and Width: 30-40"

Spacing: 8-12" apart

Light Needs:  Full sun, part shade in hot climates

Soil Needs:  Loose, rich, well-drained

Approximate days to flower from seed: 75-80 days

Uses: Cut flowers, flower beds, containers, attracts butterflies and beneficials. 

Care: Amend soil with compost before sowing or transplanting. Water seedlings regularly until established. Water well during dry spells. Pinch back plants when they are young for a bushier growth habit. Harvest flowers often for bouquets or deadhead to encourage more blooms. 


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    Barbara L.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    A beginning Gardener

    My Snapdragon seeds didn’t grow nor did the sunflower mixture’. The rest of the seed packets are planted, will see how they do. You seem like a very helpful company and seed packets are pretty, I would liked a little more information on packages tho.I would order from you again if it works out next season

    Paula C.
    United States United States
    I recommend this product
    Growing well

    Always a good experience


    Absolutely beautiful! The colors are almost unreal, shades like you've never before seen in a flower!