New Apricot Zinnia

By Charlie Nardozzi, February 12, 2008


Zinnias are one of the easiest annual flowers to grow in the garden, and they come in many sizes, shapes, and colors -- from pure white to deep red. Now gardeners have a beautiful new apricot color to add to the mix.

'Apricot Blush' zinnia (Zinnia elegans 'Apricot Blush') has double flowers 3 to 4 inches in diameter that bloom from midsummer until frost in shades of apricot and salmon. The flowers have 3- to 4-foot-long, sturdy stems, making them ideal as cut flowers. Another plus is 'Apricot Blush' is tolerant of powdery mildew, which is a problem with many types of zinnias.

For more information about 'Apricot Blush' zinnias, go to:Renee's Garden.


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