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Zinnia haageana 'Desert Sun'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zinnia (ZIN-ya) (Info)
Species: haageana (hag-ee-AH-nuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Desert Sun

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24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Pale Yellow
Bright Yellow

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
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:
Unknown - Tell us

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive soulgardenlove On Jul 29, 2006, soulgardenlove from Marietta, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

I grew these from seeds by wintersowing this year and they have been easy and fun to grow. They have grown taller than expected, but they are certainly hot shots in my front bed. The Japanese beetles liked them too, so I had to watch for them.


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

Deland, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
Marietta, Georgia
Barbourville, Kentucky

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