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Common Name: Zinnia      Latin Name: Zinnia elegans      Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
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Zinnia elegans

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Category: Annual
Family: ASTERACEAE
Genus: Zinnia
species: elegans
Origin:
Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
Size Description:
Notes:
Growth habit: Upright to rounded
Foliage: Opposite and sessile, cordate-ovate to elliptic, rough to the touch, 1 to 4 inches long and 1 to 2 inches wide
Flowers: Showy ray flowers, single or double, usually without disk flowers. Flowers are up to 6 inches in diameter. Colors of white, red, pink, yellow, violet, orange or crimson. Blooms all summer and until frost.
Culture: Full sun and fertile, well-drained soil. Need frequent deadheading.
Pests and problems: Powdery mildew is common. Sun, good air circulation and dry weather help prevent mildew. Fungicides may also be applied to control the disease.
Uses: Borders, edging, cut flowers.
Propagation: Seed.
Related species: Z. angustifolia, creeping zinnia, is a Mexico native that grows to 1 foot tall. Its spreading habit makes it a good choice as a colorful annual groundcover. Leaves are linear or linear-lanceolate, inches long. Flowers are typically orange, yellow, brnze or white.
Notes courtesy of Sue Trusty.
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Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Coyote Ct, Mason Coyote ct Mason OH
Specimen: 131
Zinnia elegans Zinnia_elegans_flower.JPG
Zinnia elegans
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Zinnia elegans Zinnia_elegans_plant.JPG
Zinnia elegans
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
Zinnia elegans Zinnia_elegans_side.JPG
Zinnia elegans
Age: 2008
Planted By: Sue Trusty
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Mid Summer 2008
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