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Common zinnia 'Green Envy'

Zinnia elegans

  • 5 plantings
  • 2 available for swap
  • 1 wanted
  • 9 stashed

Green Envy is part of the Zinnia genus and is a Common zinnia variety. Its scientific name is Zinnia elegans 'Green Envy'. 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), Green Envy grows with a erect-like habit.

Mexico is believed to be where Green Envy originates from.

Green Envy Common zinnia is great for inexperienced gardeners and those that like low maintainance gardens.

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

How to grow Green Envy

  • Full Sun

  • Medium

Green Envy likes a position of full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Green Envy is thought of as tender, so it is really important to ensure that the outside temperature is well above freezing before planting or moving outdoors. Green Envy requires a loamy and sandy soil with a ph of 5.5 - 7.0 - it grows best in weakly acidic soil to neutral soil.

Growing Green Envy from seed

Look to ensure a distance 11.7 inches (30.0 cm) between seeds when sowing - bury at a depth of at least 0.25 inches (0.64 cm) deep.

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

Transplanting Green Envy

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

Harvesting Green Envy