Zinnia are annual flowering plant haveing bright, solitary, daisy-like flower heads on a single, erect stem. The most common zinnia is "dahlia-flowered" and grows up to three feet. Other types are "cactus-flowered." Zinnia leaves are opposite and usually stalkless (sessile), with a shape ranging from linear to ovate, and pale to middle green in color. The flowers have a range of appearances, from a single row of petals, to a dome shape, with the colors white, chartreuse, yellow, orange, red, purple, and lilac. Zinnias seem especially favored by butterflies, and many gardeners add zinnias specifically to attract them.
Common name(s): Youth-And-Age, Common Zinnia and Elegant Zinnia,
Flower colours: Red
Bloom time: June
Max reacahble height: 18 to 24 inches.
Difficulty to grow:: Easy.
Planting and care
Zinnias are best propagated by seed and can be sown directly in the garden after the threat of frost has passed.
Sow seeds half inch deep.
Give them sunshine and water and the seed will germinate in 4 to 7 days.
Thin the seedlings to a spacing of 6 to 18 inches by snipping at the soil line with scissors.
Zinnias grow quickly and youâ€™ll have beautiful bright blooms in about 60 days.
Sunlight: Full sun.
Soil: Rich and well-drained soil.
Temperature: 10-25 degree C
Fertilizer: use any organic fertilizer
Caring for Zinnia F1 Tall Orange
Dehead the zinnia flower to prolong flowering.
Water the plant lightly only when the upper layer of soil is wet.
Typical uses of Zinnia F1 Tall Orange
Special features: Attract butterflies and hummingbird.
Ornamental use: Use in an annual or mixed border. Zinnias are suitable for edging, window boxes or other containers. It also works well in hanging baskets. Zinnias are very popular for cut flowers.