ZINNIA Semi-Dwarf Sprite Mixture
Annual- One Season Plant - Height 12 to 18 inches
Bright, colorful flowers make this a real garden favorite. Flowers are 2 1/2 to 3 inches in size in a full range of colors. Ideal for borders, containers, mass plantings and cut flowers.
Special Directions for Short Season Climates
SOWING: Sow outdoors after weather has warmed considerably or start seeds indoors for earlier blooms. Cover seeds with 1/8 inch fine soil. Sow indoors in flats, individual pots or peat pots.
THINNING, TRANSPLANTING AND SPACING: When plants are 2 to 3 inches in height thin or transplant 10 to 12 inches apart. Transplant indoor started seedlings outdoors after all danger of frost has passed and temperature has warmed considerably.
GERMINATION.- Approximately one week at 70 degree temperatures. Keep soil moderately moist during germination.
Ed's Special Advice
A bright sunny area is most desirable for planting Zinnias. Water them by letting a hose run over the soil surface. Rich, fertile, well-drained soil is best Pinch plant when young for more blooms and denser foliage.