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Zinnia species/Zinnia

Zinnia species / Zinnia species
Hot-pink flowers of moderate size on strong healthy plants
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Hot-pink flowers of moderate size on strong healthy plants

Several varieties of zinnias

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Scientific Name: Zinnia species
Common Name: Zinnia
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 1-2 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer, Fall
Flower color: White, Yellow, Orange, Pink, Red, Purple, Various
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
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Comments: This entry can include a broad spectrum of zinnias with varying flower colors and flower sizes. For all zinnias provide a well drained soil and full sunlight. They seem to grow best in raised beds to insure good drainage. Plant in areas where there is good air circulation because powdery mildew can be a serious disease problem. Zinnias make excellent cutflowers. Change the water often to prolong the life of cutflowers.