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Zinnia Seeds Dahlia Flowered

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Quick Overview

"Dahlia Flowered Mix." This is the big one. 30 to 40" tall with large domed blooms. Fantastic for cutting. Annual.
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Details
SKU ZEDFG
Common Name Dahlia Flowered Zinnia
Botanical Name Zinnia elegans
Plant Type/Life Cycle Annual
Light Requirements Full Sun
Flower Color Mixed
Estimated Mature Height 30-40 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, Cut Flowers, 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
In Zinnias, "Dahlia-flowered" means multi-petaled, piled up, dome-shaped blooms that really do resemble dahlias. These grow tall (up to 40") and are bright lights in the garden, and super spectacular in arrangements. Just as easy to grow as the others.

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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Pros

  • Long bloom time (7)
  • Low maintenance (7)
  • Vivid colors (7)
  • Reliable growth (5)
  • Pest resistant (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large areas (5)
    • Cut flowers (4)
    • Border control (3)
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    5.0

    Lovely blooms!

    By Tammy

    from KS

    About Me Getting Started

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Long Bloom Time
    • Low Maintenance
    • Vivid Colors

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about American Meadows Zinnia elegans Seeds Dahlia Flowered - 1/4 LB:

        We planted in two areas--an repurposed stock tank and a bed in front of the house. The stock tank is bursting with large, colorful zinnias! I love that these are easy to grow and the blooms last a long time! Will definitely plant these again!

         
        5.0

        Huge blooms, great for cutting, colorful

        By Wayne

        from Cincinnati, Ohio

        About Me Aging Gardener Like Easy, Avid Gardener

        Pros

        • Easy And Nice Bloom
        • Long Bloom Time
        • Low Maintenance
        • Pest Resistant
        • Reliable Growth
        • Vivid Colors

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Border Control
          • Containers
          • Cut Flowers
          • Great Cut Flower
          • Large Areas

          Comments about American Meadows Zinnia elegans Seeds Dahlia Flowered - 1/4 LB:

          Never did many Zinnias in the past but as I have slowed down some in the gardening area these are super to grow, great color, easy , long lasting, and they make a very very long lasting cut flower....we take some to the houseboat every time we go and they last easily two to three weeks with hardly a bit of color loss....

           
          5.0

          Wow, the colors are amazing!!!

          By For the love of flowers

          from Brea, CA

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          Pros

          • Long Bloom Time
          • Low Maintenance
          • Pest Resistant
          • Reliable Growth
          • Vivid Colors

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Cut Flowers
            • Large Areas

            Comments about American Meadows Zinnia elegans Seeds Dahlia Flowered - 1/4 LB:

            I put these seeds in a large, newly cleared area in my yard. I bought 1/4 lb of these seeds. I planted them in the large cleared area. They were so tall (4 feet) and pretty. When there was a breeze, they would sway. The colors were amazing. Some looked flourescent orange. Many different shades of colors!!!! They are ending their blooming time now.
            I was very happy with these seeds.

             
            5.0

            I buy these from AM every year

            By Beth

            from Rush River, WI

            About Me Casual Hobbyist

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            Pros

            • Long Bloom Time
            • Low Maintenance
            • Reliable Growth
            • Vivid Colors

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about American Meadows Zinnia elegans Seeds Dahlia Flowered - 1/4 LB:

                My favorite flower. I have a large, long garden plot where I plant these each year and I only plant the Zinnias. Struggled a bit with the drought this year (and me not watering enough!), but they still survived. Butterflies and Hummingbirds love them.

                 
                5.0

                Best Zinnia of all

                By Pop Pop

                from Olney, IL

                About Me Avid Gardener

                Pros

                • Large Bulb Size
                • Long Bloom Time
                • Low Maintenance
                • Vivid Colors

                Cons

                • None

                Best Uses

                • Cut Flowers
                • Large Areas

                Comments about American Meadows Zinnia elegans Seeds Dahlia Flowered - 1/4 LB:

                Dahlia Zinnias have to the best of all, with thier many petals on each flower. I enjoy the colors, and butterflies in the mass plantings

                 
                5.0

                Absolutely spectacular Zinnias

                By Coach Sok

                from Ypsilanti, MI

                About Me Casual Hobbyist

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Long Bloom Time
                • Low Maintenance
                • Reliable Growth
                • Vivid Colors

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Border Control
                  • Containers
                  • Erosion Control
                  • Large Areas
                  • Raised Beds

                  Comments about American Meadows Zinnia elegans Seeds Dahlia Flowered - 1/4 LB:

                  These seeds took off right out of the bag with a fast and complete germination rate and once again, my American Meadow (actually a border garden) is off and growing! I know I can always depend on your products to produce great results (and, a good dose of help from Mother Nature sure did not hurt).

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  You can't help but smile!

                  By Denise

                  from Cape Cod, MA

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                  Pros

                  • Long Bloom Time
                  • Low Maintenance
                  • Pest Resistant
                  • Reliable Growth
                  • Vivid Colors

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Border Control
                    • Cut Flowers
                    • Large Areas

                    Comments about American Meadows Zinnia elegans Seeds Dahlia Flowered - 1/4 LB:

                    I love having beds of multi-colored zinnias in the yard. They're easy to grow, hardy and you can't help but smile at the mix of beautiful happy colors!

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Zinnia's from seed in Western Washington

                    By MG

                    from Fall City, WA

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                    Pros

                    • Accurate Instructions
                    • Attractive
                    • Healthy
                    • Versatile

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Garden
                      • Outdoors

                      Comments about American Meadows Zinnia elegans Seeds Dahlia Flowered - 1/4 LB:

                      For the past few years I've planted two 50' diameter circles of Zinnias. To plant I till, rake, seed, rake again and then roll. The only other thing I do is put down a perimeter of slug killer. I plant seeds near the end of April. I have an intense show of colorful Zinnias by early August.

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