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Zinnia grandiflora

Plains Zinnia, Prairie Zinnia
Natives
Classification Scientific Name: Zinnia grandiflora
  Common Name: Plains Zinnia

Prairie Zinnia
  Family: Asteraceae
  Suggested Use: groundcovers

natives
     
Plant Plant Type: perennial
  Plant Form: rounded
  Height: 4 - 10 inches
  Spread: 4 - 10 inches
  Bloom Period: summer

fall
  Flower Color: yellow
  Flower: numerous flower heads with rays

flowers do not drop but turn a light brown
  Foliage Texture: fine
  Foliage: reduced foliage
  Growth Rate: slow
     
Environment USDA Zone: zones 4 - 8
  Native Range: Texas

Southwest US
  Sun Requirement: full sun
  Water Requirement: low
  Soil: well-drained
  Heat Tolerance: very high
     
Care Maintenance: low-maintenance
  Tolerances: harsh terrain

drought

heat

calcareous soils
  Propagation: seed
Zinnia grandiflora

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