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Zinnia Lilliput Purple in the GardenTags plant encyclopedia

Zinnia elegans 'Lilliput Purple' (Lilliput Series)

 

Zinnia 'Lilliput Purple'

Zinnias are long flowering annual plants with bright coloured flowers, ranging from white yellow, orange, reds and purple. They can be singles, semi doubles or doubles and vary in size of bloom and height. They make a good cut flower from which the plant benefits by producing more blooms. Bees and butterflies are attracted to them. 'Lilliput Purple' has purple double flowers.

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plant Features
  • Zinnia Lilliput Purple likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Zinnia Lilliput Purple likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Zinnia Lilliput Purple is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Zinnia Lilliput Purple likes free draining

    Free draining

 
plant information

Common name

Zinnia 'Lilliput Purple'

Latin name

Zinnia elegans 'Lilliput Purple' (Lilliput Series)

type

Half-Hardy Annual

family

Asteraceae

ph

6.0 - 8.0 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Zinnia Lilliput Purple likes full sun

    Full sun

  • Frost

    Zinnia Lilliput Purple is not frost hardy

    Not Frost hardy

  • Soil

    Zinnia Lilliput Purple likes free draining

    Free draining

  • Water

    Zinnia Lilliput Purple likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant
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    When the plant will bloom

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Zinnia Lilliput Purple is 0.40meters x 0.60meters 0.40 M 0.60 M

Zinnia elegans 'Lilliput Purple' (Lilliput Series)

Zinnias are long flowering annual plants with bright coloured flowers, ranging from white yellow, orange, reds and purple. They can be singles, semi doubles or doubles and vary in size of bloom and height. They make a good cut flower from which the plant benefits by producing more blooms. Bees and butterflies are attracted to them. 'Lilliput Purple' has purple double flowers.


Flowering Season

From Mid Summer TO Mid Autumn

Zinnias produce bright coloured flowers, ranging from white yellow, orange, reds and purple. They can be singles, semi doubles or doubles and vary in size of bloom and height. They make a good cut flower.

 

Propagation by seed

From Early Spring TO Late Spring

Sow seed under glass in early spring about 6 weeks before the last frost, cover with a plastic bag or such and remove as soon as they appear, leave outside for a couple of weeks to harden them off before planting out.

 

Propagation by seed direct Spring

From Late Spring TO Late Spring

Sow seed directly into flowering site, or for a longer flowering period sow in succession, water sparingly unless very dry.

 

Planting Outdoors Spring

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Plant out container grown plants when all sign of frost has passed.

 
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