Canary Bird Zinnia Seeds


About- Native to Mexico, this heirloom zinnia produces 4-5 inch wide cheerful yellow flowers that are sure to brighten up your garden. A favorite of crafters, florist and gardeners alike, Canary Bird is easy to grow with blooms lasting throughout the summer. 

When and Where to Plant- Start indoors or direct sow, taking extra care if transplanting seedlings. Add compost in an area that is well draining as zinnias are susceptible to mildew.

Care and Harvest- Pinch plants when young to encourage longer stems. Water regularly at the base of the plant. Harvest as flower just begins to open to use as a cut flower.

Type- Annual

Botanical Name- Zinnia elegans

Planting Depth- 1/4"

Days to Germination- 7-10

Plant Spacing- 6-8"

Height- 30"