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  • Fall Max Mix is back - Only 18.95 lb

Zinnia Seeds Persian Carpet

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Quick Overview

Mexican Zinnia "Persian Carpet Mix" is a spectacular splash of bi-colors growing only 12 to 16" tall. Annual

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Details
SKU ZHPCG
Common Name Mexican Zinnia
Botanical Name Zinnia haageana
Plant Type/Life Cycle Annual
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Mixed
Estimated Mature Height 12-16 inches tall
Bloom Time Summer to fall
Ships As Seed
Seeds Per Pound 62,400
Soil Moisture Average, Well Draining
Will Tolerate Sandy Soil, Loamy Soil, Clay Soil
Native To North America
Native to Mexico
Ideal Growing Region Northeast, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest, West, Pacific NorthWest
Zones 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Suggested Uses Deer Resistant, Containers, Showy Flowers, Extended Blooms, Easy to Grow
Is It Storable? Yes - You can store your seed in any cool (not freezing) dry place that is not subject to extreme temperature variations.
Ships to Canada Yes
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Description
A great hybrid that's well-named. These really lovely bi-colored blooms seem to form a carpet wherever they're planted in full sun. Plants grow to onloy 12 or 16." This is a great mix for keeping an area of the garden blooming all summer long. They're also great for edging the whole front of your garden. Super easy-grow seeds.

Easy! Easy! Why everybody loves Zinnias: Probably no plant can give you more color for less work. It's because the zinnia is one of the easiest plants to grow from seed (any child can do it, and many do!), they'll give you every color but blue, and they bloom all season up until frost. Can you think of another flower that does all that?

How to grow them: Good full sun is really all that's required, although some of the newer hybrids will even bloom in partial shade. As for water, they don't need much, since they're from hot desert-like habitats. Soil? Almost any soil will do, but they prefer fast-draining gritty soil, if you have that available.

Zinnia seeds are perfect for starting indoors to have bloom early. But be sure you wait until every frost is gone, and the soil has warmed up a bit before setting them out. They're super-sensitive to frost--after all, these plants are from frost-free regions, and don't like cold soil. If you'd rather, you can just wait until spring arrives, and sow them outside. They're very undemanding.

The Wildflower that's been all dressed up for years. There about 20 species of Zinnia in the wild, all in the arid, rocky soils of North, Central and South America, most common in Mexico. If you saw the wild plants, you'd be amazed, since Zinnias are one of our most heavily-hybridized wildflowers, and the somewhat "ragged" originals look nothing like our garden beauties. That's because hybridizers discovered them early, and have been "working on them" for decades.

The Wild Ones The most commonly hybridized species is Zinnia elegans, a common wild plant in Mexico. But in recent years, work has been done on some of the other species. Like the dahlia (also from Mexico) the Zinnia takes quickly and willingly to almost anything the hybridizers want to do: Taller, shorter, or bigger flowers. Multi-colored flowers. You name it, and they seem to be able to do it to Zinnias.

Because of that, these flowers have been staples among major color-makers in gardens since your great-grandmother's time, and more and more beautiful zinnias are created for our gardens almost every year.

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A Carpet of Color

By persian carpet

from amarilllo , texas,

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Pros

  • Accurate Instructions
  • Attractive
  • Hardy
  • Healthy
  • Lightweight
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Garden
    • Outdoors
    • Patio

    Comments about American Meadows Zinnia Seeds Persian Carpet:

    these plants are hardy enough to grow in a very windy part of my garden.

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