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Zinnia
Zinnia elegans


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About Zinnia (Zinnia elegans)
Height: Up to 3 ft.
Flower Color: Multicolored
Plant Type: Annual. Lives just one year. Grows quickly, blooms heavily, dies with first frost. Can regrow following spring if seed falls on bare ground.
Flower Type: Daisy-like
Bloom Time: Mid and late season
Is this wildflower invasive? No
Is this wildflower endangered? No
Is this wildflower edible? No
Is this wildflower medicinal? No
What is Zinnia's native range?
  Indigenous To: Mexico
Where Zinnia is naturalized or can be grown
  Regions: All regions of North America.
  Zones: 3-10
  States:
How to grow Zinnia (Zinnia elegans)
  Soil preference: Adaptable
  Sun/Shade: Needs full sun.
  Moisture Requirements: Average moisture, well-drained.
  Instructions: Wild in Mexico, common garden zinna is often used in wildflower meadows for its dependable rainbow of color. After marigolds, zinnas are probably the easiest flowers in the world to grow from seed. Simply scatter the seed in spring on clear, loose soil.

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