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Common Name: Zinnia

Species Name: Zinnia elegans

Family Name: Asteraceae





Plant Facts  
Origin Mexico
Sun Preference Full Sun
Susceptibility Powdery mildew, blight, root and stem rots and mites



ID Characteristics

  • Leaf and Stem Characteristics
    • Plant Height: 1-foot diameter, 2.5-foot height
    • Leaves: Sessile, lightly hairy ovate to lance-shaped leaves to 3 inches long


Soil Preference Rich, well-drained
Notes Evergreen perennial used as an annual; grown for foliage and flower; used as bedding plant, house plant, hanging basket plant; blooms all summer


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