Zinnia Candy Cane - McKenzie Seeds

Zinnia Candy Cane - McKenzie Seeds

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Zinnia Candy Cane

  • Zinnia elegans
  • Annual
  • Scarlet, rose, purple, orange, yellow and bicolors
  • Full Sun
  • 5 to 7 days to germination
  • July to frost blooming season

Candy Cane is a festive zinnia mixture! Each bloom measures 5 cm (2") across and is held on a strong, sturdy stem. Flowers bloom in a striped mix of scarlet, rose, purple, orange, and yellow. These delightful blooms will add a colorful nostalgic charm to mass plantings and cuttings.

Suggestions: The more you cut this variety, the quicker new blooms will appear. Cut often to maintain fresh blooms.

700 milligrams / approximately 90-100 seeds

Planting Instructions: 

Plant directly outdoors once the danger of frost has passed or start indoors 4-6 weeks prior to last frost for earlier blooms. If starting early, give seeds the best start by using Jiffy seed starting products for optimal results.

  • Plants do best in rich, well drained soil in full sun.
  • Sow seeds 6 mm (1/4″) deep and 13 mm (1/2″) apart.
  • Seeds germinate in 5-7 days.

It is better to water at the base of zinnia plants to avoid getting the foliage wet thus helping to prevent disease.

The first flower shoot can be pinched out to encourage the zinnia plant to bush out and produce and better display.