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  • How do you get seeds from Zinnia flowers?

  • Take a dry zinnia flower, and flail the seed head鈥攈it it gently to release the seeds, or pull it apart or rub it between your fingers over the paper plate to release the seeds. The seeds are small and arrow-shaped. Some might still be attached to the base of a petal.

  • Do Zinnias spread?

  • Do Zinnias Spread? As mentioned earlier, zinnias are annual plants. At the end of the vegetative cycle, they produce seeds and then die. So the only way these plants can spread is through their seeds.

  • What do Zinnia seeds look like?

  • In most cases, zinnia flower seeds are a grayish color, but early harvest zinnia seeds may be green in color. Two types of zinnia seeds exist 鈥?those that come from the petals and those that come from the florets. Pull a petal from a zinnia and you should see a zinnia seed attached to the petal.

  • How do you know when a zinnia is ready to harvest?

  • Allow the zinnia flower heads to dry completely on the plant. Each flower will be dark brown and dry to the touch when it is ready to harvest. Trying to harvest a flower too early will result in immature seeds that won’t germinate. 1 锘縊nce the zinnia flowers are dry, cut or pull them off the plant.