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Zinnia
 

Magellan Mix Zinnias

         

Zinnia spp.      (ZEN-ee-ah)   

Annual              Sun            Height 8"     Spacing 12"

 

 

HABIT:             Open, upright growth. Flowers of all colors and sizes on long stems in summer.  Easy to grow from seed.

CULTURE:        Any loose soil, fairly drought tolerant. Add rock phosphate for more blooms. Plant from seeds or pots in spring.

USES:  Summer flowers, cut flowers.

PROBLEMS:    Problems: Mildew, cutworms, red spider mites. Gets ragged toward the end of summer.

NOTES:           Native to Mexico and Central America.



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