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Week 8 – February 22, 2024

Plant Information

Zahara® Starlight Rose Zinnia

  • Zahara® Starlight Rose Zinnia - Bloom
  • Zahara® Starlight Rose Zinnia - Landscape

All-America Selections Winner

Fleuroselect Novelty

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Zahara injects new color into a garden classic
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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Zinnia marylandica

Hardiness Degree: 40°F (4.4°C)

Blooming Season: Spring, Late Spring, Summer

Plant Habit: Mounded, Upright

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

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Every two weeks

Spacing: 8 - 10" (20 - 25cm)

Height: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Width: 12 - 18" (30 - 46cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Bigger flowers on a disease-tolerant, heat-loving plant with very low water needs.

Grower Information:

Plug crop time: 3 weeks
Transplant to finish: Spring 8 to 9 weeks, Summer 5 to 6 weeks

  • 20% larger flowers than competing varieties means more colour on the bench than any other disease-resistant zinnia…more retail impact…flower power that lasts in the landscape. 
  • Less care needed at retail for faster turns, less dump and better sell-through. 
  • Outstanding performer in heat, drought.

Colour pattern varies by environment; best colour from high light, good fertilisation and cool nights. All-America Selections Winner, Fleuroselect Novelty.

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