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

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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 Wine

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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:
Maroon (Purple-Brown)

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Herbaceous

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:
Non-patented

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:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive dicentra63 On Oct 27, 2012, dicentra63 from West Valley City, UT (Zone 6b) wrote:

Extremely vivid purple color, wonderful to see.

Tall enough to need staking, depending on its surroundings.

Regional...

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

Kansas City, Missouri
Salt Lake City, Utah



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