Zinnia Persian Carpet - Seeds & Bulbs
Zinnia Persian Carpet
(Zinnia haageana mexicana)
Zinnia Persian Carpet is a carefree, reliable choice for beds, borders, and containers. It has smaller, narrower leaves and more bushy, compact shape than common zinnia (Z. elegans
). With bicolored single and double flowers in purple, red, chocolate, white and orange, it blooms throughout hot, dry summer weather until first frost. Delightful as a a cut flower, attracts butterflies too! Also called Mexican zinnia and narrow-leaved zinnia.
.Flower Type: Annual
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 12" to 18"
Exposure: Full Sun
When to Sow Outside: Late spring - two weeks after last frost
When to Sow Inside: Six weeks before last frost. Best sown outside.
Seed Depth: 1/4 inch
Seed Spacing: 1 inch
Days to Emerge: 3 - 6
Thinning: When 1" tall thin to 8" apart