PlantsSanvitalia→Creeping Zinnia (Sanvitalia procumbens)

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)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 6 to 10 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Bright yellow with dark center.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 65ºF-75ºF
Days to germinate: 5 to 10 days
Depth to plant seed: Surface sow, lightly covering with a thin layer of soil.
Other info: Self sow after last frost.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Plant Events from our members
MrsBinWY On March 23, 2018 Potted up
MrsBinWY On February 20, 2018 Seeds germinated
~10; all up on 2-27-18
MrsBinWY On February 18, 2018 Seeds sown
warm room temp; 16 seeds from luvsgrtdanes
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hardy annuals that bloom in spring and summer in Maryland zone 7b by idreos Apr 5, 2021 5:49 PM 10
What is the yellow flower? by Murky Jan 12, 2021 12:51 PM 16
Sanvitalia Tsavo Compact Yellow by csandt Aug 29, 2018 1:44 PM 1
Growing in my wildflower bed by Mccallum Apr 27, 2016 6:49 PM 15
Seeds for postage by emaracin Sep 5, 2015 8:46 PM 1

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