Growing Magellan Series Zinnia Garden Seeds
- Taxonomy: Zinnia elegans
- Seed Type: Annual
- Sow Indoors or Outdoors: Excellent for indoor containers or gardens prone to heat and drought. For earliest blooms, sow indoors one month before the final frost date then transplant when there are two sets of true leaves. For outdoor sowing, plant immediately after final frost date.
- Days to Maturity: 55 – 60 days
- Hardiness Zone: 10 – 11
- Planting Depth: ¼”
- Plant Spacing: 18"
- Growth Habit: 12 – 18” bushy upright 18" wide with huge 5 – 6” blooms
- Soil Preference: Average, loamy, well-drained
- Light Preference: Full sun
- Diseases/Pests/Troubleshooting: Magellan Series is more tolerant to pests and mildews because it thrives in a much hotter heartiness zone than some other zinnias. No known habitual pests or diseases.
- Color: Mixed, cherry, pink, orange, ivory, yellow, scarlet, and AAS award-winning coral
Magellan Series seeds are excellent for indoor containers or as a centerpiece to your summer garden. For early and long-lasting blooms, sow your Magellan Series seeds indoors one month before the final frost date then transplant when there are two sets of true leaves. For outdoor sowing, plant immediately after final frost date. Sow your Magellan Series seeds ¼" deep and 18” apart in average, loamy, and well-drained soil with full sun. Magellan Series seeds are more tolerant to pests, mildews, and diseases because they thrive in more demanding heartiness zones than other zinnias. Magellan Series seeds mature in 55 - 60 days as 12 – 18” upright plants with stunning 5 – 6” blooms of your choice of mixed or individual cherry, pink, orange, ivory, yellow, scarlet, and 2005 AAS award-winning coral.
Magellan Series Coral is a 2005 All-America Selections (AAS) Flower Winner for its “brilliant coral petals,” “consistent flower production,” and “earliness to bloom.” All-America Selections is an independent non-profit organization committed to award-winning flowers and vegetables.