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PlantFiles: Zinnia
Zinnia 'Swizzle Cherry and Ivory'

Family: Asteraceae (ass-ter-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Zinnia (ZIN-ya) (Info)
Cultivar: Swizzle Cherry and Ivory

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6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

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Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Sherilou On Jul 25, 2012, Sherilou from Panhandle Gulf Coast, FL (Zone 8b) wrote:

Swizzle Cherry and Ivory Zinnia is gorgeous and compact. The butterflies love the big, showy blooms. It has tolerated poor soil, heat, drought and humidity for me. I purchased my seeds from Park Seed.

Positive dmj1218 On Aug 13, 2006, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

It's a good little low growing annual zinnia which is also pretty. Holds up to the heat and humidity well down here in Houston and we've had a lot of rain this summer. Easy to grow from seed, my picture reflects some of the color variations I observed from seed. But they are still very pretty and blend in well with the overall effect.


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

San Jose, California
Panama City, Florida
Barbourville, Kentucky
Belfield, North Dakota
Greenwich, Ohio
Painesville, Ohio
Houston, Texas
Madison, Wisconsin

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