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Common zinnia 'Pinwheel Mix'

Zinnia elegans

  • 17 plantings
  • 2 available for swap
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  • 14 stashed

Belonging to the Zinnia genus (Zinnia elegans 'Pinwheel Mix'), Pinwheel Mix is a variety of Common zinnia. This variety is an Flower that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Normally growing to a mature height of 40.0 cm (1.30 feet), Pinwheel Mix grows with a erect-like habit.

Mexico is believed to be where Pinwheel Mix originates from.

Due to how easy it is to grow in a variety of conditions, Pinwheel Mix Common zinnia is great for beginner gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Pinwheel Mix have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Pinwheel Mix

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Pinwheel Mix is thought of as tender, so remember to ensure that temperatures are mild before moving outdoors. Planting Pinwheel Mix in loamy and sandy soil with a ph of between 5.5 and 7.0 is ideal for as it does best in weakly acidic soil to neutral soil.

Growing Pinwheel Mix from seed

Aim to sow 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep and try to ensure a gap of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm).

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Pinwheel Mix about 21 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Pinwheel Mix

As Pinwheel Mix is tender, ensure temperatures are mild enough to plant out - wait until after your last frost date to be on the safe side.

Harvesting Pinwheel Mix