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Zinnia elegans 'Funfair Mix'

£1.99

This product is produced and supplied in association with Thompson & Morgan

Neon, bicolour blooms create an unmissable display

Easy to grow annuals

Perfect for beds, borders| patio pots and cut flower gardens

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Bold, bicolour blooms create a neon extravaganza in beds and borders! Zinnia elegans 'Funfair Mix' brings a frenzy of colour that will last the whole summer. These hard working, easy to grow annuals are loved by pollinating insects and make irrepressibly cheerful cut flowers! Perfect for filling beds and patio pots or plugging gaps at the front of sunny borders. Height: 60cm (24"). Spread: 30cm (12").


1 packet (150 seeds) (KB4560)

Direct sow Zinnia seeds outdoors where they are to grow from April to May once the soil has warmed. Choose a position in full sun on moist, well drained soil which has been raked to a fine tilth. Sow seeds thinly, at a depth of 3mm (1/8") in drills spaced 30cm (12") apart. Water the ground regularly, especially during dry periods. Germination usually takes 7-21 days. When Zinnia seedlings are large enough to handle, thin them out to 23cm (9") apart.

Alternatively, sow indoors from March to April at a temperature of 20-30C (68-86F). After sowing, keep the surface of the compost moist but not waterlogged and do not exclude light as this helps germination. When seedlings are large enough to handle, transplant and grow them on in cooler conditions. When Zinnia plants are well grown and all risk of frost has passed, gradually acclimatise them to outdoor conditions for 10-15 days before planting outdoors at a spacing of 30cm (12”) apart.

Water regularly until Zinnia plants are fully established. Deadhead faded Zinnia flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £4.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £6.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

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