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Week 9 – February 29, 2024

Plant Information

Star Orange Zinnia

  • Star Orange Zinnia - Bloom
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Zinnia angustifolia

Common Name: Zinnia

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Late Spring, Summer, Late Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Spreading

Characteristics: Attracts Bees, Attracts Butterflies, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant

Water: Light

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 14" (36cm)

Width: 8" (20cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Graceful plants covered with star shaped flowers.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 4 to 5 weeks
Transplant to finish: 5 to 6 weeks

  • Single, star-shaped flowers up to 2 in./5 cm across on plants with a looser, more informal look.
  • Tolerates heat, humidity and drought.
  • Vigorous enough to fill a bed, basket or mixed container quickly.
  • Resistant to Alternaria and powdery mildew.

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