Zinnia ‘Peppermint Stick’ flowers Seed ,Annual
Butterfly, Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Flower Seeds for Beds and Borders, Pollinator. excellent for cutting,and last in the vase,nicely,
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.
They will delight you with the ease of caring for them and the long-lasting display of color. This Zinnia Luminosa has large 4 - 5 inch flower heads of bright pink. It will definitely illuminate your garden! Pink Zinnia flowers are native to Mexico, so they prefer full sun and only need moderate water to preform well. Butterflies and bees are very attracted to these large blooms, and Zinnia cut flowers are beautiful in the vase!
USDA Zones: 3 - 10
Height: 20 - 24 inches
Bloom Season: Summer and fall
Bloom Color: bright pink
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
Moisture: Keep soil slightly moist but not wet until germination
Plant Spacing: 12 inches
Germination: No pre-treatment needed. Sow seeds just below soil surface at 70F and water.