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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 15 inches
Plant Spread: 15 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Other: Deep apricot fading to light apricot
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: needs warmth, won't sprout well in cold soil
Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Common names
  • Zinnia

  • Posted by Newyorkrita (North Shore, Long Island, NY ) on Sep 29, 2011 3:07 PM concerning plant:
    Maybe this is just common to my garden but I have found that the Profusiuon Series of Zinnia is not as attractive to Butterflies as the more old fashioned varieties.
  • Posted by kqcrna (Cincinnati, Oh - Zone 6a) on Sep 18, 2011 9:13 PM concerning plant:
    Very resistant to powdery mildew.
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