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Zinnia Profusion Series

2016/8/11 14:35:42
(Zinnia Profusion Series) ZIN-ee-ah Genus: Zinnia

The needlelike leaves of these Profusion Series zinnas lend a soft textural feel that contrasts nicely with the glowing hot colors of the flowers. The vibrant flowers are about 2 inches in diameter, and the plants grow to just 12 to 15 inches tall and wide. Use them en masse in borders and beds, or plant them in containers. -Julia Jones, Designing with annuals, Fine Gardening issue #120

Noteworthy Characteristics:

Tolerates heat, humidity, and drought. The plants are resistant to powdery mildew.

Care:

Provide full sun and moist but well-drained soil.

Propagation:

Sow seed in situ in late spring or start seed indoors at 55-64°F in early spring.

Problems:

Caterpillars, mealybugs, spider mites.

Overview

Height 1 ft. to 3 ft. Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft. Growth Habit Clumps Light Full Sun Only Moisture Dry to Medium Maintenance Low Characteristics Attracts Butterflies, Showy Flowers Bloom Time Early Fall, Late Summer, Summer Flower Color Red, Salmon, White Uses Beds and Borders, Container Seasonal Interest Summer Interest Tolerance Drought Tolerant Type Annuals

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