Zinnia 'Swizzle Cherry and Ivory'

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
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: 10 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 8 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Bi-Color: Red and white
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by gardengus (Indiana Zone 5b) on Aug 12, 2019 5:39 PM

My first year with this flower. I will grow it again, very nice in a small vase and lovely in the ground. The flower changes color as it ages into a paler self, very eye-catching in the garden. Blooms constantly even without regular water in the summer heat.

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