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Sanvitalia procumbens 'Orange Sprite'

Creeping Zinnia

Half-hardy Annual

Despite this genus dating back to the 18th Century, named after Professor Federica Sanvitali, it is seldom seen in summer gardens. Blooming over a long period, it is perfect for containers, baskets and the Flower PouchT. Its trailing habit offers a profusion of semi-double orange flowers with dark centres. Height: 10cm (4in).

Ideal For:
patio, ground cover, wildlife gardens
Position:
sun or semi shade
    • 1 packet (30 seeds)

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    • Despatch: Within 3 days
    • £1.99
Sowing Time: Febuary to April. Sow onto moist compost, and lightly cover seed with vermiculite. Place into a propagator at 18-20C (65-70F).Germinatoin takes 14-21 days. Sowing Depth: 1.5mm (1/16in). After sowing, keep moist, but not waterlogged until seedlings appear.

When large enough to handle, transplant seedlings into 3in (7.5cm) pots. Grow on in glasshouse at 60F (15C). Gradually harden off plants and plant out when all risk of frost has passed. Ideal for pots and hanging baskets .

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes etc are delivered at the appropriate time for planting and will be stated on the product page or in your order acknowledgement page and email.


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