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Zinnia MAZURKIA

Zinnia elegans

 

Zinnias are an easy, beautiful addition to any garden, and 'Mazurkia' is a real standout of the group. Three-inch flowers have striking, deep pink petals that appear to be dipped in white on the tips—like strawberries and whipped cream! Neat and compact, this plant is excellent for containers and landscaping alike!

Easy to grow and great for beginners, zinnias thrive in the heat and are perfect for mixed bouquets.

 

 

Details

Life Cycle: annual
Height: 24 to 36 in
Site: full sun
Days to maturity: 75 to 90 days

Sowing: 1/4 " deep
Plant spacing: 9 in
Pinch: when 8 to 12 in tall

Approx seeds per packet: 5

 

 

How to grow:

 

SOWING:Transplant (recommended) - Sow into 72-cell flats or preferred seedling container 4 weeks before last frost. Cover seeds. A heat mat will help maintain an accurate temperature. Lower temperatures will result in slower germination: 5-7 days at 70-75°F (21-24°C). Harden-off and transplant out after last frost. Do not allow plants to become root bound and avoid disturbing roots; transplant shock or other stress events may cause double-flowering varieties to produce single blooms for a period following stress. Direct seed - After last frost, sow 1/4" deep. Succession-sow/plant every two weeks for prolonged yields of high-quality stems. Pinching of initial bud or bloom and subsequent deadheading is recommended to encourage strong branching and bloom production.

SOIL REQUIREMENTS:Fertile soil rich in organic matter. pH: 6.3-6.8 preferred.

 

Harvest:

Before completely open. Stem is firm from point of cut to just below the bloom.
Vase life:

7-10 days

Zinnia MAZURKIA

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