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PlantFiles: Zinnia
Zinnia elegans 'Benary's Giant Lime'

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Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zinnia (ZIN-ya) (Info)
Species: elegans (ELL-eh-ganz) (Info)
Cultivar: Benary's Giant Lime

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Category:
Annuals

Height:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Chartreuse (Yellow-Green)
Green

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds

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Profile:

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1 neutral
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Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Thebotanyboss On Jul 8, 2012, Thebotanyboss from Johnson City, TN wrote:

Very similar to a zinnia envy. The plant sprouted faster than I expected. It is a very decorative plant but attracted insects more than any other plant. Best to grow this plant indoors.

Positive alicewho On Jun 7, 2006, alicewho from North Augusta, SC (Zone 8a) wrote:

The Lime is slightly smaller then the other Zinnia's in the Benary's Giant series, but still wonderful!

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Calistoga, California
Richmond, California
San Jose, California
San Leandro, California
Cleveland, Ohio
Greenwich, Ohio
Hulbert, Oklahoma
South Kingstown, Rhode Island
North Augusta, South Carolina



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