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Scientific Name: Zinnia elegans Jacq.
Family: Asteraceae
Zinnia (Zinnia  elegans) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: all zones
USDA: 6-10

Frost Tolerance: Hardy in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Mexico and Central America

Growth Habits: Tender annual to 3 feet tall (90 cm).

Watering Needs: Regular water. Keep the foliage dry to avoid mildew

Propagation: Seeds

There are a lot of varieties with bright colors

Zinnia (Zinnia  elegans)

Zinnia (Zinnia  elegans)

Blooming Habits:
Bloom all the summer.

Fruiting Habits:

Sow at 70-85F (21-29F) in March. Plants 4-5 weeks old seedlings 1 foot apart (30 cm). It is also possible to sow in place end of April.

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