General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Plant Height: 18-26 inches
Plant Spread: 12-18 inches
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Mauve
Orange
Pink
Purple
Red
White
Yellow
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Cut Flower
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Self
Hoverflies
Wasps
Moths and Butterflies
Bumblebees
Bees
Various insects

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Common names
  • Zinnia

Comments:
  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 12, 2013 5:33 PM concerning plant:
    Cut & Come Again zinnias are a good height for mixed flower borders. Like most zinnias, Cut & Come Again bloom from spring till frost in a lovely variety of colors.

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