Zinnia (Zinnia pumila 'Cut & Come Again')

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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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Location: My GardensDate: August 31. 2017Butterflies Love Them #Pollinator #Butterflies
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Location: My garden, Pequea, Pennsylvania 17565Date: 2017-09-05
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Location: My GardensDate: September 1, 2017Attractive To #Butterflies; #Pollination
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-06-24
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2013-09-06This one was labeled yellow. Included lemon yellow sunflowers sho
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Location: My garden, Pequea, PA 17565Date: 2016-07-23
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Comments:
Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 12, 2013 5:33 PM

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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