Zinnia peppermint stick, annual Flowers seed
Butterflies And Hummingbirds love them
- 1oz - 3,200+ Seeds
- 4oz -13,000+ Seeds
Zinnia ‘Peppermint Stick’ is a vintage cultivar that has been around for decades. The flowers have red stripes and speckles and come in a mix of cream, orange, white and yellow. This species is native to Mexico, and plants are fast-growing and long-blooming. Zinnias make good cut flowers. In addition, they are excellent for pollinator plantings and are especially attractive to butterflies.
annual is well-known for it outstanding performance in the summer flower border! It readily establishes from Zinnia seeds, and requires very little care for the incredible amount of work it does. White Lilliput flowers are small, only spanning 1 - 1 1/2 inches in diameter with fully double, pompom shaped pure blooms. Don't forget to cut some for indoor bouquets too!
These Zinnias are the perfect size for container plantings or grow them in the front of the flower border.
They prefer full sun and well-draining soil.
Zinnia Care: Deadhead spent flowers to encourage more blooms, water moderately, fertilize with a liquid balanced fertilizer 1 - 2 times during their long bloom season. Zinnias are low maintenance flowers that reward you with a spectacular show of color!
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 20 - 24 inches
Bloom Season: Summer and fall
Bloom Color: multi color
Environment: Full sun
Soil Type: Well-drained, pH 6.0 - 6.5
Deer Resistant: Yes
Average Germ Time: 7 - 21 days
Light Required: No
Depth: Cover seed lightly with peat moss
Sowing Rate: 2 - 4 seeds per plant or approximately 9 lbs per acre
Moisture: Keep soil slightly moist but not wet until germination
Plant Spacing: 12 inches