1000 Zinnia Thumbelina Mix Flower Seeds Zinnia Elegans

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Zinnia ‘Thumbelina’ was an All America Selections winner in 1963. Plants grow to just 12 inches tall, and the semi-double to double flower colors include pink, purple, red, orange, white and yellow. This species is native to Mexico, and plants are fast-growing and long-blooming. Recommended for beds and borders, containers and pollinator plantings. Flowers are especially attractive to butterflies.


Direct sow in spring; this seed germinates best in warm soil. Plant just below the surface and keep the soil lightly moist until germination, which usually occurs within 7-10 days. Seedlings do not transplant well.

Water seedlings regularly until they become established, but do not over water. Though they flourish with occasional watering in dry weather, mature plants tolerate some drought. This plant grows best in rich soil, and may need light fertilization for best blooming. Pinch off the growing stems to encourage bushiness, and deadhead to prolong blooming. This plant attracts butterflies and bees.


Name: Zinnia Thumbelina Mix
Scientific Name: Zinnia Elegans
Color: pink, pink, purple, red, orange, white and yellow
Hardiness Zones: N/A  (but reseeds itself easily, so it acts like a perennial in all zones)
Plant Seeds: Outdoors After Frost or Indoors Weeks Before Last Frost
Plant Height: 12"
Plant Spacing: 12"-16"
Cycle: Annual/Tender Perennial (Will reseed itself)
Bloom Season - Fall, Summer
Light Requirements:  Full Sun
Soil & Water Preferences:  Average
Other: Attracts bees, birds, & butterflies,

All multiple orders of the same seed are put in the same bag. For example if you order 500 beefsteak tomato seeds x 3 then 1500 seeds will be put in the same bag. We do not send out 3 individual bags with 500 in each. This goes for all seeds unless they are listings of different seeds.


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