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Are zinnias good cut flowers?

Annual zinnias add long-lasting color to flower beds but they can also supply you with long-lived cut flowers for your home. Cutting zinnia flowers regularly encourages the plants to produce more blossoms. The blooms can survive two weeks or longer in the home when properly cut and cared for.

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Likewise, people ask, should you cut zinnias?

It's time to cut! Cut deeply on the plant to get a long, strong stem. Remove the foliage and don't be afraid to cut off side shoots on the main stem you just harvested. Zinnias are a “cut and come again” flower, so when you cut the plant “hard,” it responds by sending out even more long, strong stems all season long.

One may also ask, how long do zinnias last in a vase? seven to 12 days

Correspondingly, how do you grow zinnias from cut flowers?

Cut zinnia stems at an angle just above a bud joint. Zinnias are typically long-lasting in a vase—strip the stems of all but the most visible leaves before setting them in water. Zinnias cut your workload. Zinnias are low maintenance.

Do zinnias spread?

Dwarf and compact, these zinnias have fully double flowerheads, up to 4 inches across in a wide color range; stems are 8–12 inches tall. The Thumbelina Series cultivars are dwarf and spreading, with single or semi-double, weather-resistant flowerheads in many colors. Stems grow to 30 inches tall.

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