General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Plant Height: 18 to 24 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: White with flecks and splashes of red
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Uses: Cut Flower
Wildlife Attractant: Butterflies
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 70ºF to 80ºD
Days to germinate: 7 to 10 days
Depth to plant seed: Shallowly sow, covering with a light layer of soil

Common names
  • Zinnia
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Zinnia elegans
  • Synonym: Zinnia violacea

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