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I GROW ZINNIA FLOWERS BUT THIS YR I DECIDED TO KEEP 100 DRIED FLOWER BUDS, AND TOOK OUT THE SEEDS TO PLANT NEXT SPRING. I later found out that not all seed producing zinnias will grow from the seeds they produce. Is that true and, if so, which zinnia flowers will grow from their seeds?

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#1 Comment By BushDoctor On 10/03/2019 @ 10:00 am

It isn’t that they won’t bloom, though some might not. It is more that they won’t be anything like the parent flower. There is quite a bit of genetic variation and hybridization in modern cultivars.

If you want some true to seed, you will need to look into planting heirloom varieties. They will, usually, breed true.

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