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Common zinnia 'Rose Pinwheel'

Zinnia elegans

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'Rose Pinwheel' is a Common zinnia variety in the Zinnia genus with a scientific name of Zinnia elegans. A type of Flower, it mainly grows as an Annual plant - which means it typically only grows best for a single growing season. Normally growing to a mature height of 40.0 cm (1.30 feet), Rose Pinwheel grows with a erect-like habit.

Mexico is believed to be where Rose Pinwheel originates from.

Rose Pinwheel Common zinnia is normally quite a low maintenance plant and is normally very easy to grow - great for beginner gardeners!

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

How to grow Rose Pinwheel

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Rose Pinwheel likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Rose Pinwheel is thought of as tender, so remember to wait until your soil is warm and the night time temperature is well above freezing before moving outside. Ideally plant in loamy and sandy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 5.5 and 7.0 as Rose Pinwheel likes to be in weakly acidic soil to neutral soil.

Growing Rose Pinwheel from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.25 inches (0.64 cm).

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

Transplanting Rose Pinwheel

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Rose Pinwheel is a tender plant.

Harvesting Rose Pinwheel