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

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Category: Annual
Family: ASTERACEAE
Genus: Zinnia
species: angustifolia
Origin:
Size: 0 (min) to 0 (max)
Size Description:
Notes:
Height x width: 0.5 to 1 foot tall and 1 foot wide
Growth habit: Upright to rounded
Foliage: Opposite and sessile, linear or linear-lanceolate, inches long
Flowers: Showy ray flowers, single or double, usually without disk flowers. Flowers are up to 1 inch in diameter. Colors typically orange, yellow, bronze or white. The wild form has purple flower heads and blooms from summer to autumn.
Culture: Full sun and fertile, well-drained soil. Heat and drought tolerant
Pests and problems: Powdery mildew is less common in this species that in Z. elegans. Sun, good air circulation and dry weather help prevent mildew
Uses: Annual groundcover or edging, cut flowers
Propagation: Seed
Cultivars: Above, Crystal White. Below, Profusion Fire.
Notes courtesy of Sue Trusty.

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Colors
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Bloom history: (Recorded in Cincinnati, Ohio, unless otherwise noted)6/1/2008 until 10/30/2008 See other plants that bloom at this time.
Plant Images and Specimens
Location: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens 3400 Vine Street Cincinnati OH 45220
Specimen: 60
Zinnia angustifolia Zinnia_far.JPG
Zinnia angustifolia
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Summer
Zinnia angustifolia Zinnia_flowers.JPG
Zinnia angustifolia
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Summer
Zinnia angustifolia Zinnia_front.JPG
Zinnia angustifolia
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Summer
Zinnia angustifolia Zinnia_side.JPG
Zinnia angustifolia
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Summer
Zinnia angustifolia Zinnia_top.JPG
Zinnia angustifolia
Age: 2008
Photo Credit: Brandan Jones
Season: Summer
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